Produced in collaboration with Sohail Yafat and Rimmel Mohydin of Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), “17 And Sentenced To Die” tells the story of a JPP investigator’s efforts to get to the truth behind a young man’s indictment for murder. Saad Sarfraz Sheikh worked with me as an assistant and second camera.
Our guest for this podcast is Indian photographer Ronny Sen(1986). A free roving conversation, we talk about the influence of Left politics, of an early life spent lost in drugs, and the ways in which the city of Calcutta, music, family and politics influences his work. In the early 90’s, Ronny
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Asim Rafiqui “Why Great Art Is Always A Political One” This is a stunning documentary by Anjali Monteiro and K. P. Jayasankar– very unique in its structure and arrangement, that features Narayan Surve and the artist Sudhir Patwardhan. It places them squarely in the period of working-class struggles and concerns,
For each episode, our guest will be asked to choose five pieces or items that have influenced their intellectual life and their work. These five items can be books, art, music, poetry, photographs, performance, a person, an event, or an experience. The choices then become the basis of a free-flowing
Asim Rafiqui “How To Decolonise Your School” “Neocolonialism Is Enabled By Debt” “Institutional Amnesia As Journalism” “The Frankfurt School Done In A Non-Frankfurt School Way” “Where The Monsters Live” “The Habits Of The White Man Burden As A Signifier Of Our Sophistication” “Academic Creativity And Silencing Of Narratives” “Our Man
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