A Thousand Channels
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