Documentary / Documentation

DOCUMENTARY/DOCUMENTATION
NATIONAL SEMINAR

Organized by the Department of Film Studies in collaboration with The Media
Lab, Jadavpur University

November 6,7, 2012

Schedule

DAY 1

10.30 AM -11.00 AM: Inauguration

Welcome Address: Dr. Madhuja Mukherjee, Head, Department of Film Studies

Inaugural Address: Prof. Souvik Bhattacharya, Vice Chancellor, Jadavpur
University
11.00-11.30 AM: TEA

11.30 AM -12.30 PM:

Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore

‘The Death and Rebirth of Verisimilitude in the Age of the Digital’

Chair: Sanjoy Mukhopadhyay, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

12.30 PM -1.30 PM:

Paromita Vohra, Independent Filmmaker, Mumbai

[Untitled]

Chair: Manas Ghosh, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

1.30 PM -2.30 PM: LUNCH

2

2.30 PM -4.00 PM:

Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran, independent art practitioners, CAMP,
Mumbai

[Untitled]

Chair: Ravi Vasudevan, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi 

4.00 PM -5.30 PM:

Panel Discussion: Documenting the Everyday

Speakers:

Priyaa Ghosh, Research Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi
Shubham Roy Choudhury, Research Scholar, Jadavpur

Pallavi Paul, Research Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
Delhi

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Chair: Hardikbrata Biswas, School of Women’s Studies, Jadavpur University

5.30 PM -6.00 PM: Coffee

6.00 PM onwards: Screening of An Indian Day aka India 67 (S. Sukhdev, 1968)

DAY II

10.30 AM -11.30 AM:

Amlan Dasgupta, Dept. of English, Jadavpur University

‘The Digital Object of Desire’

Chair: Madhuja Mukherjee, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

11.30 AM-12.00 Noon: TEA

3

12.00 Noon- 1 PM:

Moinak Biswas, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

‘From Document to Work: Introduction to a Project’

Chair: Anindya Sengupta, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

1.00 PM -2.00 PM: LUNCH
2.30 PM -3.30 PM:

Ravi Vasudevan, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi 

‘Film as Infrastructure: Information, Communication, and Exhibition Practices
in Colonial and Early Independent India’

Chair: Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society,
Bangalore

3.30 PM -5.30 PM:

Conversations: Talking Documentaries

Speakers:

Nilotpal Majumdar, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute,
Kolkata in conversation with Abhiijit Roy, Dept. of Film Studies,
Jadavpur University

Shyamal Karmakar, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute,
Kolkata in conversation with Bikramjit Gupta, Independent
Filmmaker, Kolkata

Q, Independent Filmmaker, Kolkata, in conversation with
Subhajit Chatterjee, Dept. of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

5.30 PM -6.00 PM: Coffee

6.00 PM onwards: Screening of Graveyard of Memories (Dir. Ankur Das, 2011)

CAMP: Beginnings

Beginnings is an exhibition tracing some of the conceptual and artistic origins of CAMP. At ARGOS, Brussels as part of new beginnings at ARGOS itself.

City Housing in a Cultural Matrix

Ghar Mein Shehar Hona is now online . See more at At Ghar.with.CAMP

From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf

At Body Building
Ishara Art Foundation

A Photogenetic Line: Experimenter 2019

A 100-foot long branching sequence of cutouts drawing from the photo archives of The Hindu, a 140-year old newspaper. Cutouts here are a way of reframing existing photographs as new organisms and to create a new boundary or border for the image.

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