Category Archive: Art

Pussy Riot Closing Statements

“Open all the doors, tear off your epaulets Come, taste freedom with us.” This trial is highly typical and speaks volumes. The current government will have occasion to feel shame and embarrassment because… Continue reading

Canary in a Coal mine: Solo exhibition by Prabhakar Pachpute

Prabhakar Pachpute is often amazed and perplexed that his village now rests on a series of pillars – the land beneath carved hollow from excavation. These extraordinary murals in Clark House are potent expressions of Prabhakar’s… Continue reading

अलविदा ‘थार की लता’

गंगा सहाय मीणा जवाहरलाल नेहरु विश्वविद्यालय, नई दिल्ली में सहायक प्रोफेसर हैं. उनसे पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है. इस 21 जुलाई को पश्चिमी राजस्‍थान के मांगणियार नामक दलित समुदाय की माण्‍ड… Continue reading

Audience are hungry for quality content well-told -Brahmanand Singh

Exclusive Award winning filmmaker and writer Brahmanand Singh talks to Anu Singh Choudharyabout his irregular, yet compelling, journey as a filmmaker. He also unravels the truth behind independent filmmaking in India, and passionately… Continue reading

Bethlehem Students celebrate Tawjehi Results

Elias Halabi is a photo artist based in Bethlehem, Palestine. Text & Images: Elias Halabi. You can join his facebook page to look at the amazing lives of the Palestinian people blacked out by the… Continue reading

Hybrid versus “Pure”- A Flawed Theorem

Sophia Pandeya responds to Suleman Akhtar’s article on the music being created in Coke Studio series. Sophia’s writing is informed by Eastern as well as Western modern and traditional poetic forms.  Born in… Continue reading

Zindagi Badi Honi Chahiye, Lambi Nahin…ha, ha, ha

Susmita Dasgupta, a ‘Sociologist of everyday life’ wrote her Doctoral thesis on Amitabh Bachchan. Her blog is here. The first Hindi film I saw which I also happened to follow and recall was… Continue reading

‘Superstar’ Rajesh Khanna

A sneak peek into the happenings of the sizzling 70’s when ‘Superstar’ Rajesh Khanna (29 Dec 1942 – 18 July 2012)) reigned supreme!! The documentary was made by BBC in 1973

Cartoonist Ali Ferzat of Syria

This is the 1st Episode of SAMAR MEDIA‘s series of interviews on Cartoonists from the Arab Worldfeaturing Syrian Cartoonist Ali Ferzat of Syria:

Ghassan Kanafani: In Our Memory

As’ad AbuKhalil in Al Akhbar. You would not know it. If you navigate in all the English language blogs, websites and newspapers dealing with the Middle East, you would not have known that… Continue reading

Sing Raag Basant, then interview

Weird, incisive, witty, temperamental — a journalist meets people with these qualities and more. It’s a different world out there. The mind must be ready to explore, question and appreciate, Sumati Mehrishi, a… Continue reading

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