Local language, hand-drawn lithographic film posters contribute largely to the visual culture and character of the streets of Bengaluru. This short film offers a peek into where these posters are made. The video was made in collaboration with artist Smriti Mehra for the City One Minutes foundation. In 2011 it was a part of 'Images de l'Inde'; an exhibition of French and Indian contemporary art at Centre Pompidou, Paris. In 2013 it was screened at 'Monitor 9: New South Asian Short Film + Video', presented by SAVAC. 

Macho Men & Flirtatious Women

Litho and offset Kannada film posters photographed around Yelahanka, Bengaluru between 2008-2014. The series explores gender roles in South Indian cinema through the layered and torn fragments of these promtional street posters.

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