Wittgenstein Plays Chess with Marcel Duchamp, or How Not to Do Philosophy
Notes on Guler
If I go, where do I go?
At ninety-one, Krishna Baldev Vaid (1927–2020), a pioneer of Hindi experimental writing living in New York, feels at a loss for words. Yet he is eager to access the “dance of language,” to which he has devoted his life. With shorts The Scent of Earth and Ten Questions from a Critic.View Details
Dutta painstakingly recreates the eighteenth-century artist Nainsukh’s brilliant miniature paintings through sumptuous compositions set amid palace ruins.View Details
For Dutta, the principality of Guler, with its long history of artistic expression, “became a laboratory that I went back to again and again, engaging with various aspects each time.” Plus two shorts that further explore the cultural history of the Western Himalayas.View Details
This program highlights the range of Amit Dutta’s recent explorations, reflecting his engagement with India’s art and artists—and through them, its myths and legends—as well as an ancient playwright and two modern thinkers.View Details