interview

The novelist’s canvas

In conversation with novelist Kamila Shamsie

| Jun 02, 2015

The task of writing

In conversation with Bangladeshi writer Farah Ghuznavi.

| May 20, 2015

Vignettes of defiance – I

Documentary filmmaker Sanjay Kak discusses his earlier films, the development of his political consciousness and on-screen engagement with Kashmir.

| Mar 24, 2014

Nationality, identity, and art

In conversation with Afghan-American artist Aman Mojadidi.

| Mar 14, 2013

Coffee with Bakuree

A Maldivian opposition activist speaks of hope, humour, and the non-violent path back to democracy.

| Jul 27, 2012

A new lens

Satish Sharma describes a new visual language for the streets of Southasia.

| May 18, 2012

Right to Information: Seeping to the capillaries

Aruna Roy interviewed by Kanak Mani Dixit.

| Mar 01, 2012

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