Cinema of Prayoga: A Theory Under Construction
Art iT, July 16, 2010
The cinematic concept of Prayoga, developed by an Indian film scholar, curator and writer Amrit Gangar, was aimed at substituting and expanding for the long-established and universally accepted Euro-American notion of the Experimental Film. In this essay, Gangar thoroughly examines the concept of Prayoga, providing a reader with the relevant socio-cultural interpretation of the film and video scene in India.
ITEM 2010.111 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
Sculpting in Time – Andrei Tarkovsky
Paheli – Amol Palekar
Idiot, Nazar – Mani Kaul