A Symposium on Media Arts and Communication- Second Edition

A Symposium on Media Arts and Communication- Second Edition


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Beyond the Present’s - 2nd Edition

Discussions, Screenings, Presentations, Concert, and Conversations with eminent Thought Leaders and Change Makers who choose to work towards making a difference in people's lives and the society at large.


Friday, April 13

2.00 PM: Inauguration of Ceremony
Address by Institute Director, Ms.Daljeet Wadhwa
2.30 - 3:30 PM: Opportunities in Music Business Today - Anu Anna George (Mixtape), an RSJ Session


4:00 - 5:15 PM: Truth, Lies and Photographs
— Ravi Aggarwal
— Sharbendu De
— Ishaan Tankha
Session will be moderated by Tanvi Mishra


5:15 - 6:15 PM: The Photographed and the Photographer
— Millo Dinsung and Lokesh Dang
— Prakriti Kargeti and Anoop Ray
— Laxmi and Anita Khemka
in conversation with Tanvi Mishra


6:15 - 6:25 PM: Recipient of SACAC Student Photography Award, 2018 announcement
The announcement of Social Documentary Photography Grant by MurthyNAYAK Foundation, 2018-19


6:25 - 6:45 PM: Presentations by SACAC Alumni
— Abhishek Bali
— Srishti Bhardwaj
— Proneet De Kashyap


Saturday, April 14


11am - 1 PM: Panel Discussion - Sharing Stories of Change
— Avijit Dutt
— Sashwati Banerjee
— Sonalini Mirchandani
In conversation with Rajkumar Jha


2:00 - 4:00 PM: The concept of Rhythm and ‘taal’ in the context of Contemporary Indian Music (workshop) - Ujwal Nagar & Shantanu Sudarshan


2 - 3.30 PM: Glimpses into some filmmaking forays: CDC alumni share their experiences


3.30 - 4.30 PM: Screening of alumnus Varun Trikha's film, ‘The Wall’, and an excerpt from his ongoing work in Estonia, followed by discussion with the director


4.30 - 4.50 PM: Screening of ‘In the Shade of the Fallen Chinar’ by Fazil NC and Shawn Sebastian


5.30 – 6.50 PM: Screening of student exercises and shorts curated by filmmaker, cinematographer and visiting faculty at Ambedkar University (AUD), RV Ramani, with discussion


6.50 PM: Screening of ‘To Light’ by Nora Särak, former student of Baltic Film & Media School, Tallinn, Estonia


Sunday, April 15


1:00-3:00 PM: Vocal Harmony and Arrangement (workshop) - Chayan Adhikari


4:00-6:00 PM: Songs of Protest - In Conversation with Rahul Ram, Sofia Ashraf and Taru Dalmia, In association with RSJ
The discussion will be moderated by Anirban Chakraborty (Director of Rock Street Journal) and Abhishek Mathur (faculty at the Audio School at SACAC)


7:00-8:30 pm: Performance by Ujwal Nagar (Classical to contemporary)
With Gaurav Chintamani on Guitar and Bass Guitar; Anil Chawla on Keys; Rohit Prasanna on Flute; Tarit Pal on Percussions.

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