Hineni is Hebrew for ‘here I am’ and is the title of the recently published book by writer Shivranjana Rathore. The book is the coming of age story of a survivor of emotionally abusive parenting, narrated in an amalgamation of verse and prose.
Deepa Narayan is the author of the groundbreaking book, Chup: Breaking The Silence About India’s Women based on over 600 interviews with metro women, men and children. It is the first behavioral analyses of educated women and men in cities. Her moniker is Cultural Detective.
A singular record of recent history and of individual witness, Singh’s prison diary, newly expanded, appears in English for the first time. Offering unprecedented intimacy with the everyday life of the imprisoned everyman, Singh challenges us to look without flinching and question our assumptions about crime and punishment.
The Novel follows Charlie trip where he has to leave Goa in the offseason (June) and go for a few months to Nubra Valley (Himalayas) to make some money. As Charlie leaves Goa with his brother James (who’s trying other options and has an interview for a job on the cruise liner in Bombay). Their plan is to reach Bombay in the morning where James will go for his interview and then the same day, they have to catch a train to Jammu & Kashmir. But life as we know never goes according to our plans, the same happens in the novel.
He will present the main topic of his book, and take questions. There will also be a book signing for those who might be interested.
Tishani will release the book with a powerful performance encompassing a reading of her poems as well as an experimental dance act. This will be followed by an informal talk by the accomplished and versatile author about her unique practice. Performed at The Cube, amidst the current show SHE, a celebration of the female creative spirit, Tishani’s performance will infuse the space with added depth and meaning.
India Foundation for the Arts in collaboration with People Tree invites you to the Book Release of Witness: Kashmir 1986-2016: 9 Photographers -Edited by Sanjay Kak. Kaushik Ramaswamy, photojournalist and printmaker, will be in conversation with Sanjay Kak and photographers Dar Yasin and Syed Shahriyar.