The Travelling Lives of Songs

The conversation looks to examine the cultural and political significance of different musical traditions and the diverse ways of archiving, conserving and sharing these practices and narratives whether through audio archives and libraries, research and films or performance.

This session features documentary filmmaker Surabhi Sharma (director of Bidesia in Bambai and Jahaji Music), Namita Waikar (from the Grindmill Songs Project) and Shruthi Veena Vishwanath (whose work celebrates mystic music traditions) in conversation with Manasi Prasad (Museum Director of the Indian Music Experience Museum, IME).

This talk was in collaboration with Indian Music Experience Museum, Bangalore (IME).

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