Tag: South Asian History
Written by Kat Jivkova. Deepa Mehta’s deeply impactive 1996 film, ‘Fire’, is a portrayal of female desire as resistance to Hindu patriarchy. Kat Jivkova asks why, as something deeply embedded in Indian life and a not a mere Western import, this stirred much imagination, and ire, on its release.
Written by Jack Bennett. The technology of photography has been deeply entangled with imperial expansion. However it has been a contested technology too and used by colonised peoples.