Representational Politics of Kannada Films

Fear of the ‘ Other Urban’ Mumbai, Migration and Xenophobia in the Representational Politics of Kannada Films:           –H.A. Anil Kumar           Mumbai is ‘popularly’ known as a metropolitan ‘city-of-migrants’, like, say,...
N.S.HARSHA’s Painting:”Come, Give Us a Speech”

N.S.HARSHA’s Painting:”Come, Give Us a Speech”

Harsha’s painting titled “Come, Give Us a Speech” (2008) contain too many figures. But (and) because of the innumerable figures, the ‘memory’ of what is seen is erased immediately. A recollection of how they have been ‘seen’ is also forgotten, as if seeing and...

Writing: Within and Without Visual Art

Writing about artwork/s is in fact, an act*1* which is already, always done, from within the artwork itself.   Thus a positioning of art writing as subordinate to the ‘created visual’ is an intended political hierarchy and also emerges out of the notion...