City as Studio: EXB 10.03/Performances
DETAILS OF WORKS
1] Manola K. Gayatri
Street Walkers: Groping in the dark- fantasy or night mare? What markers a new city as home? What’s the apparel change from one side of the street or the country to the other? A dramatic monologue on street life experiences for the ‘walking’ Akka-hood.
Manola K. Gayatri is currently pursuing her PhD at the School of Arts and Aesthetics JNU, New Delhi. Experimenting with performance and writing, her earlier work includes Red a dramatic monologue and Excess a choreography for the Gati Summer Dance Residency 2009. Her research work focuses on liveness, technology and body in performance and collaborates with media artists interested in the performing body.
Acknowledgement: Aarti Sethi
2] Ambarish Satwik
Bodily: short fiction and graphic essays on anatomy and pathology by Ambarish Satwik.
Rochie Rana will read from Paraphilia (a short story by Ambarish Satwik).
Lurid in addition to being graphic. Prepubescents and puritans should refrain from attending this session.
Ambarish Satwik is a Delhi based vascular surgeon and writer. His debut work of fiction Perineum: nether parts of the Empire was published by Penguin in 2007. His polemical commentary on sundry matters involving food, sex, popular culture and pathology appears most often in Time Out. He is currently collaborating with artists to produce graphic non fiction.
3] Gautam Ghosh
Wiping Pink Mountain : The Pink Mountain is a skin that has been hung to dry. Sandwiched between layers of mist, and fluctuating shadows, this skin is opaque and transparent. It forms a diagram of restlessness: some dissolving, some drying, increasing, decreasing.
Goutam Ghosh had studied visual arts and art history from MS University, Baroda. His work has been shown in several group shows. He is currently an Associate Fellow with the City as Studio process at Sarai.
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