Mediations on Making Aaj Kaal

Puwar, Nirmal. 2012. Mediations on Making Aaj Kaal. Feminist Review, 100, pp. 124-141. ISSN 0141-7789 [Article]

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This article excavates a discussion on the mediations that informed the making of the film Aaj Kaal by Asian elders, in a project directed by Avtar Brah and coordinated by Jasbir Panesar with the film trainer Vipin Kumar. It brings this largely unknown and inventive film to the foreground of current developments in participative media research practices. The discussion explores the coming together of the ethnographic imagination and performative pedagogies during the course of an adult education community project centred on South Asian elders making a film. Collaborative dialogic encounters illuminate post-war British front rooms, the seaside and public spheres from what is usually an unlikely vantage point of view in public accounts.

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method; pedagogy; participatory; ethnography; South Asian; Southall

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14 Oct 2013 08:30

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07 Jul 2017 12:17

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