A Thousand Channels
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Episode One

The first episode of this iteration of A Thousand Channels travels between South Asia and Australia with historian and dreamer Samia Khatun and composer Lee Ingleton; to Assam through the lyrical contestations of Miyah Poets; to Bangladesh through its Urdu-speaking communities with lawyer and filmmaker Khalid Hussain and new radio art project Baba Betar, and to the (currently imagined) UK desi dancefloor with DJ Manara. Best listened to and explored on a desktop computer. Click on ‘audio notes’ on each piece for more background information, translations and tracklists. Headphones advised!

A project by Syma Tariq
Sound design: Francesca Savoldi

Collaborators: Natasha Ginwala, Anushka Rajendran


Supported by the British Council Sri Lanka and EUNIC.

​Syma Tariq's research is supported by TECHNE AHRC UK

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