Hot News Taaza Samachar
Duration: 6 minutes, loop
Hot News Taaza Samachar is a video performance based on news reporting sexual crimes.It was created as one of the first projects at Blank Noise , while noticing a discrepancy between news featuring rape, often sensationalised, or passively consumed, and street harassment being dismissed as 'eve teasing'.
Moments of A Long A Pause (2008)
Moments Of A Long Pause, is a two channel video installation based on interviews with men and women on the streets of 5 cities in India (Delhi, Agra, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Calcutta) . The video brings men and women in a conversation about dealing with sexual harassment, sexual violence, flirting, play, wooing, 'teasing'. The dialogue between the 2 monitors explores feelings of shame, blame, guilt, denial, fear ,resistance.
Directed by Jasmeen Patheja . Credits & Support : Annie Zaidi, Dana Roy, Hemangini Gupta, Gogol, Nupur Mathur, Smriti Chanchani, Umang Bhattacharya. Edited assistance Timo Boeker. Also shared here
2 Channel video. Duration: 18 mins loop
Commissioned by Bronx Musuem Of Arts, towards the exhibit, Street Art , Street Life.
Web version below.
Indri Pickle Lab here
video and photography.