The Fountainhead

William Jones’ magnificent life is a wolf-whistle to an era that is now forgotten but, as we trudge our way through the forests of global capitalism, his life’s themes and resonances may be all too real. 

The Exterior Landscape

 The earth and its climatological paraphernalia, like an impatient landlord, may no longer offer up time and space to construct life-events, far less allow us the freedom to anxiously marvel at the interiority of our thoughts and beliefs. 

The Bicycle Diaries

Society and history are all in service of the singular question: will Wadjda be able to buy and ride a cycle? Of course, the answer must be a yes. Why make a film about a failed attempt?

Who Owns What?

It is important to note the difference: it  is not that company is claiming ownership of a particular recording by a particular artist. It is instead claiming ownership on the composition itself that has come down over centuries.

A Song of Being

Generation after generation of Indians and Indophiles come together, argue, support, critique and arrive at historically contingent conclusions about the Gita. Out of the fires of this argument emerges the tradition where the Gita becomes a site for rediscovery, a geography to locate oneself amidst the erosion of modern life. 


The present is a bubble that is defined solely by the finitude of its existence.  The present finds redemption only by bleeding out other instances of the present.