|In this Issue|
A reprint of 'Ideal City', an essay by the legendary architect, Charles Correa, excerpted from his book of essays, 'A Place in the Shade', in which he discusses the difference between actual cities and their mythical conceptions.
A review of Abhay Kumar's acclaimed documentary, 'Placebo', and a contemplation of its acknowledgment as a yield of a popular, contemporary culture that is self-reflexive, formless and often, transitory.
An exchange with filmmaker Avijit Mukul Kishore about his unique film, 'Vertical City', a study in urbanity, and an exploration of the tendency to always be on the watch over a world under siege.
A report from the Bangalore edition of Urban Lens, a film festival about cities, on the ambivalent celebration of what 'urban' stands for.
A conversation on Malik Sajad's graphic novel, 'Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir', wherein he goes beyond the popular perception of 'the Kashmir issue' as a post-Partition phenomenon.
Umbra 6 | 'Cities' | September 2016
- Product Code: 06092016
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