Talk
2 November 2021

Response + Q&A with George Jose

2 November 2021 | Part of A Supplementary Country Called Cinema

Starts 7:00 pm

Ends 8:00 pm

Venue Cinema Akil

Warehouse 68

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Pair Three - Hawa Mahal and Dhrupad

Dhrupad explores the oral transmission of a musical tradition and uses the structure of the music to shape the film. Hawa Mahal treats the film as if it were a radio and seeks out sonic waves in fortuitous ways, without chronology or connections. Both films in this pair propose ways in which sound can lead the visual in cinema.

George Jose is Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology in New York University Abu Dhabi. He was Dean of the Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts, NMIMS University, Mumbai; Program Director for Asia Society India; Program Executive with India Foundation for the Arts (IFA), Bengaluru; and was Research Fellow at Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin. He has directed programs in the field of arts and culture for international and regional organizations and has taught in architecture, design, and management institutes. George maintains a strong interest in arts practice across disciplines and serves collaborative projects in an advisory capacity.