"Territorial Realism "
a lecture by
- Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore
Sunday 31 October 2010, 6.30 pm
@ 1 Shanthiroad studio/ gallery
emerged in Mumbai through the 1970s and 80s, crucially in the visual a
rts but also including the cinema, theatre and music, when the arts
took on several additional responsibilities that we would usually
associate with human rights. The argument is primarily located around
Sudhir Patwardhan's paintings, juxtaposed with Vijay Tendulkar's
theatre, Namdeo Dhasal's poetry and independent films from the time,
alongside inquiries into the cultural actions linked to the 1982
textile workers' strike and the claim of the constitutional right of
the city's pavement dwellers to shelter.