Maano ya na maano! (Believe it or not!)

by Sandeep Kr. Singh & Aakriti Kohli last modified Feb 18, 2012 03:12 PM
Through this video we want to explore how Internet, broadly, can be used to circumvent offline censorship. The idea is to explore how social networking sites could be sites of ‘agency’ for digital natives.

Video Genre: Video and graphics

Sandeep & Aakriti

 Aakriti
Location
Mumbai, India
Age
23
Profession
MA Student of Media & Cultural Studies at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Objective: we feel strongly towards making a case for 'free and fearless speech' and making a case against censorious minds and the practice of censorship. Rationale: The issue of censorship is an important concern for us. In order to be a mature democracy that India aspires to be, we need reform, not only in the archaic and colonial law, but also in its reading, and the mindset which aims to nip in the bud any dissent. If we let the repressive state elements take root it will not leave room for any negotiation through ruptures, which may offer resistance.

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Sandeep & Aakriti are students of MA Media & Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

 

 

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