Web Censorship | Talk | 29th June, 2020, #mondayfixgoa

One of the ways in which the Government of India censors the web is by asking Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to certain websites for its users. Following from the provisions of the Information Technology (IT) Act, website blocking in India can be opaque and executive-driven. There are no guidelines on the the … Continue reading Web Censorship | Talk | 29th June, 2020, #mondayfixgoa

Usability and Privacy Issues | Covid 19 apps in India | Talk, 22nd June #mondayfixgoa

A slew of mobile apps were released by different government bodies in India as a response to the Covid-19 outbreak. State and UT governments released apps for the purposes of quarantine management, ensuring compliance to quarantine rules, providing healthcare information and updates, and so on. Public health being a subject on the State List, the … Continue reading Usability and Privacy Issues | Covid 19 apps in India | Talk, 22nd June #mondayfixgoa

Surveillance in Covid Times, with Lawrence Liang, Sanjay Bhangar & Alok Hisarwala, 1st June, 7.30 pm, online

The use of mass scale as well as individuated surveillance to respond to Covid-19 pandemic has been a serious cause of concern. It has also exposed the underlying fault lines within the debate on surveillance and privacy. Unlike conventional cases of political surveillance of citizens, the deployment of surveillance for the purposes of public health … Continue reading Surveillance in Covid Times, with Lawrence Liang, Sanjay Bhangar & Alok Hisarwala, 1st June, 7.30 pm, online

Dumb Indignation, a play at 6 Assagao, 24th Feb, #mondayfixgoa 7 pm

The non-verbal performance incorporates aspects of “Physical Theatre” to question our need for outward appearances & notion of beauty determined by marketing gimmicks & by our society. The performance also seeks to raise the diktat by religion when it come to the human body. It will run for fourty mins. Please make a point to … Continue reading Dumb Indignation, a play at 6 Assagao, 24th Feb, #mondayfixgoa 7 pm

Cultural Cartographies: Sensing Goa’s Heritages & Landscapes | 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm, 10th June 2019

Presenter: Pedro Manuel Sobral Pombo Assistant Professor, Visiting Faculty, Department of Portuguese and Lusophone Studies, Goa University Departing from previous and ongoing research on Goan heritage and coastal landscapes, this conversation aims at thinking the aesthetic and epistemological possibilities of landscape as a crucial element of cartographing cultural contexts and their materializations. The particularities of … Continue reading Cultural Cartographies: Sensing Goa’s Heritages & Landscapes | 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm, 10th June 2019

Book Launch and Reading : Fair-Weather Brother|July 14th at The Village Studio, Parra|7-9 pm|

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.

Football Narratives |Presentation | Forca Goa Foundation|June 18th Monday, 8 pm, 6 Assagao

The Forca Goa Foundation will present their work of empowerment and sustainability through football. Goa has many talented footballers that have done well in national and international stage. The foundation will talk about the local clubs and football stars of Goa, their own campaigns, future plans and ISL.

Materiality of Sound/João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga

João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga is an artist and performer who makes things with sound. Through experimentation and improvisation Orecchia investigates the materiality of sound, seeking a balance between computer technology, hand-made electronics and real world sounds like the human voice, field recordings and traditional musical instruments.