An interview with film historian and SSAF trustee Ashish Rajadhyaksha about his book, John–Ghatak–Tarkovsky: Citizens, Filmmakers, Hackers published by SSAF–Tulika Books, for Frontline, July 14, 2023
A homage to Vivan Sundaram at the 15th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK) on 8 August 2023, 3 pm at Nila (Kairali Sree Nila Theatre), Thiruvananthapuram.
In this episode of Speaking Otherwise, an academic podcast on the Contemporary hosted by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi, Ravi Sundaram (a member of the SSAF advisory group) and Ashish Rajadhyaksha speak to the art critic, curator and SSAF trustee Geeta Kapur about the Afterlives of Modernism.
Ujjwala Barwe writes in Loksatta about The Fifth Wall: An Outsider’s Inside View or An Insider’s Outside View, a digital archive on television journalist and documentary filmmaker, Navina Sundaram.
Sonja Hegasy writes in Qantara.de about German-Indian journalist Navina Sundaram (1945-2022) who has been rediscovered as a key documentary filmmaker and journalist. Hegasy attended the premiere of the English edition of Sundaram’s archive The Fifth Wall documenting her work on 1 April 2023 at the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Delhi.
Stuti Bhavsar writes in ASAP Connect about the launch of the The Fifth Wall: An Outsider’s Inside View or An Insider’s Outside View, a digital archive on television journalist and documentary filmmaker, Navina Sundaram at the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore on 5 April 2023. The event focused on the archive through the axis of media ethics and political potentials by presenting excerpts of films, letters, texts and commentaries from The Fifth Wall.
Madhubanti De writes in ASAP Connect about the launch of The Fifth Wall, a digital archive on Navina Sundaram on 3 April 2023 at the School of Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. The programme titled Gender Performances and Archiving included an introduction to the archive by Merle Kröger and Rubaica Jaliwala followed by a screening of Behind Every Curtain, documentary by Navina Sundaram and a discussion with Anuradha Kapur, Madhusree Dutta, Dr. A Mangai moderated by Bishnupriya Dutta.
Shivani Kasumra reports in ASAP Connect about the launch of The Fifth Wall, a digital archive on television journalist and documentary filmmaker, Navina Sundaram on 1 April 2023 at the Goethe Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan Delhi. The launch event in Delhi titled Decolonizing Practices: Framing News, Circulating Archives was the first in a series of events across Indian the cities of Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune.
SSAF’s co-founder and managing trustee Vivan Sundaram is one of 30 artists commissioned to develop new work for ‘Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present’, conceived by the late Okwui Enwezor and curated by Hoor Al Qasimi.
Ankan Kazi writes about the SSAF Lab panel discussion on co-founder Navina Sundaram’s legacy as a journalist and filmmaker working for German public television. Click below to read the full article on the ASAP Connect website.
SSAF–Tulika Books, a joint imprint under a co-publishing initiative of the Sher-Gil Sundaram Arts Foundation and Tulika Books, will be featured at the fifth edition of the Focal Point Art Book Fair, taking place in Sharjah from 25 to 27 November 2022.
SSAF’s co-founder and managing trustee, Vivan Sundaram, is the guest for the 258th Meet the Artist (MTA) programme organised by JD Centre of Art (JDCA), and will speak on: ‘Diverge’. Catch the event live on Zoom and Youtube on Saturday, July 9, at 5 pm IST.