Culture Matters

Artists and Performers in the Time of Covid-19 — Part Two
Ishita in conversation with Arundhati Ghosh and Sameera Iyengar
With limited or no access to audiences, and increasing dependence on technology and the internet artists are facing an uncertain future.
Podcasting Poetry in Lockdown IV
Sudhanva Deshpande, Virkein Dhar
COVID-19 Chronicles : Music and politics under COVID-19 lockdown
Roger Waters and Brian Eno
Roger Waters and Brian Eno discuss the role of music in creating peace & war, the role of artists in times of struggle and more.
“We Think Democracy is About Listening to One Man’s Voice”
Vijay Prashad in conversation with TM Krishna
Vijay Prashad talks to the singer about democracy in India, resistance and culture.
Artists and Performers in the Time of Covid-19 — Part One
Ishita in conversation with Shubha Mudgal and Aneesh Pradhan
The COVID-19 crisis will have far reaching consequences for millions including artists and performers.
“She kept a diary to keep herself going…”
Nayantara Sahgal
On her mother’s journal "Prison Days".
Savitribai Phule and I
Daniya Rahman in conversation with Sangeeta Mulay
" Despite [Savitribai's] extraordinary achievements, she was never given her due."
Caste in Indian Sexuality: Reading Jayawant Hire’s Namantar 
Yogesh Maitreya
Sexual liberty and choices are a threat to the caste system.