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Come Away Anita Khemka Shared Solitude

Shared Solitude

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On 24th March 2020, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a national lockdown in the country for 21 days in an effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.  With just four hours’ notice, Mr Modi announced that no one could leave home for three weeks—a move that has been called the most severe step taken anywhere in the war against COVID-19.

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Intimate and Engaged Jodi Bieber Hundred Heroines

Intimate & Engaged

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Francois, Lockdown in Times of the Corona Virus, 2020 is the surprising, colourful and absurdist series of photographs that Jodi Bieber took of her husband at their Johannesburg apartment in a variety of costumes in the first months of the pandemic.

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Art For The Ladylike

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Hundred Heroines reviews Art For The Ladylike: An Autobiography through Other Lives. In Art For The Ladylike (2021), Whitney Otto merges biography and memoir to generate a poetic and contemplative account of the women artists who have influenced her. Whitney has written five other books, including The New York Times best-seller How to Make an American Quilt (1991).

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Mixed Bag 2

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Week 52, Mixed Bag 2 : For the final celebration there is another selection from my list of films that has grown over the last 52 weeks: art films, documentaries, short narrations, music videos. It’s also a programme where you have to rely on listening as well as on the impact of the visual images especially if you don’t speak Spanish or Italian.

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Mixed Bag

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Week 51, Mixed Bag : It’s getting on for a year of programming so weeks 51 and 52 will consist of a potpourri of films that either didn’t fit into a programme or films that I would have shown had I found them in time.

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