First Malayalam Book on Cultural Politics in Kerala

My first book in Malayalam happens to be the first book in my mother tongue dealing directly with the politics of culture in Kerala.  Samskaram, Prathinidhanam, Prathirodham:  Samskara Rashtreeyathilekkulla Kurippukal (Culture, Representation, Resistance: Notes Towards Cultural Politics) is on the politics of writing, film and various forms of culture. There are a few books on […]

Spinal Cord: Malayalam Theater is Live and Kicking Abroad!

Spinal Cord is a Malayalam theatrical adaptation of Marquez, the Colombian master of fiction.  Deepan Sivaraman has shown his remarkable directorial and scenographic skills in the experimental production which has already seen a number of stages within Kerala and won laurels abroad. The sandwich stage and participatory tropes are de-centered and democratic.  The trained cast […]