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 Posted on 5th July, 2017 Updated on 6th January, 2022 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 isContinue 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 Posted on 29th June, 2017 Updated on 6th January, 2022 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”

Kissa Crony Ka (The Tale of Cronies): A Video Collage

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay Kindly spend 28 minutes of your valuable time to watch the following video collage on the contemporary Indian politico-economic scenario. The video collage purports to show the moribund political economy of debt-ridden contemporary India under the religious extremist authoritarian regime. It attempts to focus on the crony and monopoly capitalist frameworkContinue reading “Kissa Crony Ka (The Tale of Cronies): A Video Collage”

The DHFL FD-holders’ team is severely injured by the bodyline bowling of the RBI-appointed CoC- We need “PAWAR”-Play: a letter to Sri Sharad Pawar

Posted on 16/08/2021 To  Sri Sharadchandra Govindrao Pawar, The Honourable Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and  The Honourable President, Nationalist Congress Party SUB: The DHFL FD-holders’ team is severely injured by the bodyline bowling of the RBI-appointed CoC:  We need “PAWAR”-Play Dear Sri Pawar,  We, the Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL, the sponsorer of Mumbai Indians Cricket Team) FD-NCD-holders’ team, are hitContinue reading “The DHFL FD-holders’ team is severely injured by the bodyline bowling of the RBI-appointed CoC- We need “PAWAR”-Play: a letter to Sri Sharad Pawar”

DEAR DHFL TEAM, PLEASE REFRAIN FROM MAKING ANY DISBURSEMENT TO THE DHFL FD HOLDERS DUE TO PENDING ADJUDICATION (SUB JUDICE)

POSTED ON: 14th August, 2021 LAST UPDATED ON: 15th August, 2021 Being irritated by the repetitive mails and SMSs from Team DHFL for confirmation of our Bank details, we are regularly sending this letter by using different posters (all posters are available at: DIGITAL POSTCARD CAMPAIGN: #Save_DHFL_FD_NCD_Holders⤡; also see our Instagram handle, the posters areContinue reading “DEAR DHFL TEAM, PLEASE REFRAIN FROM MAKING ANY DISBURSEMENT TO THE DHFL FD HOLDERS DUE TO PENDING ADJUDICATION (SUB JUDICE)”