Hot News Taaza Samachar

Video performance
Duration: 6 minutes, loop
Year (2003)

Hot News Taaza Samachar is a video performance based on news reporting sexual crimes.It was created as one of the first projects at Blank Noise , while noticing a discrepancy between news featuring rape, often sensationalised, or passively consumed, and street harassment being dismissed as 'eve teasing'. 


Moments of A Long A Pause (2008)

Moments Of A Long Pause, is a two channel video installation based on interviews with men and women on the streets of 5 cities in India (Delhi, Agra, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Calcutta) . The video brings men and women in a conversation about dealing with sexual harassment, sexual violence, flirting, play, wooing, 'teasing'.  The dialogue between the 2 monitors explores feelings of shame, blame, guilt, denial, fear ,resistance. 

Directed by Jasmeen Patheja . Credits & Support :  Annie Zaidi, Dana Roy, Hemangini Gupta, Gogol, Nupur Mathur, Smriti Chanchani, Umang Bhattacharya. Edited assistance Timo Boeker.   Also shared here

2 Channel video. Duration: 18 mins loop
Commissioned by Bronx Musuem Of Arts, towards the exhibit, Street Art , Street Life.
Web version below. 


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