The Hunger of the Republic: Our Present in Retrospect (HB)

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Authors: Various
Edited by Ashish Rajadhyakasha

9788194534815 | HB | pp. 428 | 2021 | Tulika Books

The Hunger of the Republic: Our Present in Retrospect is a mix of art, images, letters and essays on politics, economics, cultural studies and aesthetics for how our present came to be.

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The Hunger of the Republic: Our Present in Retrospect (Volume 1 in the India Since the ’90s series) is a text and visual assemblage. Across the 1990s and early 2000s, key concepts of democracy – of welfare and justice, of people and citizen-subjects – got mutated into unrecognizable avatars. It was a change being recorded in real time by artists, academics and diverse cultural producers. Brought together and viewed in hindsight, their work appears unexpectedly prescient. Documentary and art images, maps and letters combine with essays on politics, economics, cultural studies and aesthetics to produce a retrospective account for how our present came to be.

Authors:

Various
Editor: Ashish Rajadhyakasha

ISBN:

9788194534815

Binding:

Hardback

Pages:

428

Year of Publication:

2021

Publisher:

Tulika Books

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Editor

The editor is an independent scholar and curator. He has authored several books such as Indian Cinema in the Time of Celluloid: From Bollywood to the Emergency (2009) and Encyclopaedia of Indian Cinema (with Paul Willemen) (1994). Among his curatorial projects are (with Geeta Kapur) Bombay-Mumbai 1992-2001 (Century City, Tate Modern, 2001) and Tah-Satah: A Very Deep Surface (Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur, 2017).

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