A TRIBUTE TO MODIJI

Akhar Bandyopadhyay Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay 12th February, 2021 Abstract A collage to pay tribute or homage to India’s present Honorable Prime Minister, Shri Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi for his excellent and successful contribution in the Indian economy (sarcasm intended!). The collage is tuned with Sant Kabirdas’ song. View it here:

BORDERS, IDENTITY, LIES AND MY DOCILE BODY

Akhar Bandyopadhyay Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay 5th March, 2020 Abstract A video collage on the draconian CAA-NRC-NPR-DPB (for DPB, pl view it @academia.edu ARCHIFEVER⤡) from an internationalist’s perspective. The video has been made keeping in mind the ideals of “borderless humanitarianism” and “religion of man” (“manuser dharma”) in harmony with society and nature, following Rabindranath Tagore, MahatmaContinue reading “BORDERS, IDENTITY, LIES AND MY DOCILE BODY”

ভোটং দেহি (Begging Votes)

Akhar Bandyopadhyay Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay 23rd March, 2019 Abstract “ভোটং দেহি” (Begging Votes) is a video collage on the political parties, i.e., ideological state apparatuses and their pandemonium centering electoral politics in conjunction with crony capitalism. The video is the first staircase for heading towards the realm of participatory, partyless, decentralized democracy.  Begging Votes VIEW HEREContinue reading “ভোটং দেহি (Begging Votes)”

De-signing Imagi-nation

Akhar Bandyopadhyay 28th June, 2017 Abstract “De-signing Imagi-nation” is a video collage giving a glimpse into the forgotten contributions of the unsung patriots in designing the imagi-nation known as “India”, a geo-political entity. View it here: Acknowledgement: Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay

THE END OF HUMANS

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay 5th July, 2017 Abstract “The End of Humans” is an attempt to restore Humanness, homo sapiens sapiens, species being, who is now being endangered by different manufactured conflicts for the benefit of market fundamentalism, often under the simulated garb of religious fundamentalism. How is a riot manufactured, and for whose benefit?Continue reading “THE END OF HUMANS”

Searching For Syncretism: Part II

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay Abstract This video collage, in continuation of Part 1⤡, strives to highlight the syncretic features characteristic to the South East Asian Culture by highlighting the architecture of the Belur Math in West Bengal, originally planned by Swami Vivekananda himself and executed after his death by Swami Vijnanananda. The structure of theContinue reading “Searching For Syncretism: Part II”

Searching for Syncretism: Part I

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay 29th June, 2017 Abstract The Video Collage attempts to unearth the intricately embedded syncretic elements of the South-East Asian cultural milieu, now threatened due to the rise of exclusivist religious fundamentalism engineered by the fascist BJP and its associates like the RSS, by going through some of the noteworthy instances ofContinue reading “Searching for Syncretism: Part I”

Indoctrinating Saffron Violence

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay, Akhar Bandyopadhyay 29th June, 2017 Abstract Here are some of the instances which show how the Sangh Parivar brainwashes its members. What is the way-out? May we foreground the syncretic attitude that is inherent in our subaltern consciousness? View it here:

CONVERGENCE TO PRAXIS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON SUFFERINGS: OBJECTIVES AND DESCRIPTION

This journal tries to demolish the administrative boundaries of academic disciplinary technology by amalgamating all the so-called “subjects” by condemning the objectification, subjectification and subjection. It strives to reach the vanishing point of theory and praxis. Thus, instead of so-called “inter-disciplinary studies”, it emphasizes on the convergence of earthian knowledges and praxiologies. The journal attemptsContinue reading “CONVERGENCE TO PRAXIS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON SUFFERINGS: OBJECTIVES AND DESCRIPTION”