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Patronage

a symposium on support for cultural labour

symposium participants

THE PROBLEM
Posed by Gitanjali Kolanad, writer and independent researcher, Toronto

PATRONAGE AND COMMUNITY
Romila Thapar
, Professor Emerita of History (Ancient India), Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

DIALOGUE WITH A DANCER
Brahma Prakash
, Assistant Professor, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

THE COURTESAN AND THE SPORTSPERSON
Sohini
, writer and film critic, Kolkata

COLLECTORS AS PATRONS
Olga Kanzaki Sooudi, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Amsterdam

LAVANI: CASTE, GENDER AND CULTURAL POLITICS
Lata Singh
, Centre for Women's Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

NOBODY KNOWS ANYTHING
Tejas Ewing
, smartphone filmmaker and educator, Singapore

SOME THOUGHTS ON PRIZES, SPONSORSHIP AND ART
Annie Zaidi
, writer and researcher, Mumbai

HOW PATRONAGE SHAPED ODISSI
Supriya Nayak, dancer, teacher and researcher, Delhi

THE SIEGE WITHIN
Kombai S. Anwar
, documentary filmmaker, Chennai

WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING FOR?
Gitanjali Kolanad
, writer and independent researcher, Chennai; and Gowtham P. Sundar, ethnographic researcher/ amateur anthropologist, Leuven

BECOMING MANJAMMA
Ekta M.
, Co-Founder, Maraa, a media and arts collective; researcher and independent filmmaker, Bengaluru

THE PATRONAGE OF PRACTICE
Brandy Leary
, dancer, choreographer and artistic director, Anandam Dancetheatre, Toronto

IN WHAT IS STOLEN AND IN WHAT IS FOUND
Anand
, Publisher, Navayana, poet and student of raga music, Delhi

BOOKS
Reviewed by Pradeep Shinde and Behula Chowdhury

COVER
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