“Alfred. Gordon. Lucius. Bruce … Wayne. Names that have come to mean so much to me. Today, I’m three weeks from saying a final good-bye to these characters and their world. It’s my son’s ninth birthday. He was born as the Tumbler was being glued together in my garage from random parts of…
I am happy to announce that I have become a sponsor for Bhangra Wars!! I will be taking photos at the event as well as producing the “behind the scenes” videos for Simply Bhangra.
Simply Bhangra have teamed with Desi Kuri Events to give 3 teams the opportunity to be filmed in the run up to Bhangra Wars by MadTatter Films. They are running an international poll on the Simply Bhangra website by which YOU, the audience will be able to vote for the team you wish to see “Behind The Scenes”
This is an awesome way for you to help promote Bhangra. I will be producing the videos and showing a different side to competition Bhangra. I will be showing the hard work and dedication it takes to prepare for such a competition as Bhangra Wars. As well as the community spirit and fun that comes with competing.
Check out the link HERE and get voting for your favourite team!
WORD TO YOUR MOTHERLAND will recreate an environment that visually, musically, and aesthetically transposes the culture of India and its people through the intersections with hip- hop culture. Along this route, the show will highlight cultural movements of the Indian diaspora that are participating in and engaging the world through hip-hop.
WORD TO YOUR MOTHERLAND presents a combination of visual and audio pieces and installations guiding the viewer through different elements of hip-hop culture that are reshaping and revolutionizing Indian culture and daily life. This guide includes content such as digital artwork, photography, a graffiti wall, wheat paste and collage work, lettering installations, projections of 2012 video footage of hip-hop and street life in India.
WORD TO YOUR MOTHERLAND is the first large scale show of its kind by Oakland based Kalakari Collective and SlumGods. The show will be a dynamic entry point into the vibrations and frequencies of India and shed light on a plethora of elements including breakdancing, graffiti, emceeing, social protest against injustice, connections between India and Africa, and many more. The opening night reception will include performances by established and up and coming South Asian artists who embody the theme of the show within their fields of music, poetry, and dance.