The Godrej India Culture Lab invites you to enter a world where performance leaves the realm of entertainment and enters the world of social mobilization and identity politics. They are proud to present Performing Resistance: Tracing Modern Maharashtra Caste History Through Music - an evening of discussion and performance that explores the intersection between caste, history and musical traditions. On July 14, the evening will begin with a discussion featuring Ganesh Chandanshive, Tamasha Scholar and Shahir, Avatthi Ramaiah, Professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and Shilpa Kamble, activist and author of Nilya Dolyanchi Mulagi. This discussion will be moderated by Sunil Shanbag, Theatre Director and Filmmaker. They will also screen a preview of a powerful documentary Shahiri by Aashit Sable. Witness a series of powerful musical performances by Shahirs in the city, who will navigate the evolution of Dalit resistance in many styles such as Powada, Qawwali and even Rock! The line-up for the evening includes Kabeer Shakya of Dhamma Wings, India’s first Dalit rock band, mother-son duo Nishant Shaikh and Keshar Jainoo Shaikh, and Yalgaar Sanskrutik Manch. This event is FREE and OPEN to all!

    Performing Resistance: Tracing modern Maharashtra caste history through music July 14,2017

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    The Godrej India Culture Lab invites you to enter a world where performance leaves the realm of entertainment and enters the world of social mobilization and identity politics. They are proud to present Performing Resistance: Tracing Modern Maharashtra Caste History Through Music - an evening of discussion and performance that explores the intersection between caste, history and musical traditions. On July 14, the evening will begin with a discussion featuring Ganesh Chandanshive, Tamasha Scholar and Shahir, Avatthi Ramaiah, Professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and Shilpa Kamble, activist and author of Nilya Dolyanchi Mulagi. This discussion will be moderated by Sunil Shanbag, Theatre Director and Filmmaker. They will also screen a preview of a powerful documentary Shahiri by Aashit Sable. Witness a series of powerful musical performances by Shahirs in the city, who will navigate the evolution of Dalit resistance in many styles such as Powada, Qawwali and even Rock! The line-up for the evening includes Kabeer Shakya of Dhamma Wings, India’s first Dalit rock band, mother-son duo Nishant Shaikh and Keshar Jainoo Shaikh, and Yalgaar Sanskrutik Manch. This event is FREE and OPEN to all!

      The Godrej India Culture Lab invites you to enter a world where performance leaves the realm of entertainment and enters the world of social mobilization and identity politics. They are proud to present Performing Resistance: Tracing Modern Maharashtra Caste History Through Music - an evening of discussion and performance that explores the intersection between caste, history and musical traditions. On July 14, the evening will begin with a discussion featuring Ganesh Chandanshive, Tamasha Scholar and Shahir, Avatthi Ramaiah, Professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and Shilpa Kamble, activist and author of Nilya Dolyanchi Mulagi. This discussion will be moderated by Sunil Shanbag, Theatre Director and Filmmaker. They will also screen a preview of a powerful documentary Shahiri by Aashit Sable. Witness a series of powerful musical performances by Shahirs in the city, who will navigate the evolution of Dalit resistance in many styles such as Powada, Qawwali and even Rock! The line-up for the evening includes Kabeer Shakya of Dhamma Wings, India’s first Dalit rock band, mother-son duo Nishant Shaikh and Keshar Jainoo Shaikh, and Yalgaar Sanskrutik Manch. This event is FREE and OPEN to all!