Beyond a Witness

Photography and Social Justice || Sebastião Salgado & Shahidul Alam

Keeping in line with the month’s theme 'Art as Witness', MAP in association with the Bangalore International Centre (BIC), brought together two exemplary photographers of social action and change, Sebastião Salgado and Shahidul Alam, in a webinar hosted on 27 June. Moderated by Nathaniel Gaskell, the discussion centred on the photographic journeys of the acclaimed Brazilian and Bangladeshi photographers, and elaborated on the power of photography to catalyse social change. Through an unveiling of their personal journeys and experiences, the discussion also highlighted the positive influence of activism and the use of one’s voice against oppression. ... More

Behind the Camera

Nandita Das On Being a Woman Director

Prominent actor and filmmaker, Nandita Das in conversation with journalist Kaveree Bamzai, spoke from her personal experiences on what it meant to be a ‘woman director’, while exploring the idea of a female gaze, the realities of sexism, and more. ... More


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