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ON FILM
Art Forum, Wide Angle, International Documentary, The Whitney Museum, Persimmon, BFI

Articles and film reviews on Asian, Assian American media.

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AN AMERICAN PITCH TO MANIPUR
The Statesman, Kolkata, July 29, 2005

"Looks like you've brought a bit of India already," a gentleman said gamely, loosening his tie. Bright, hot sunlight filtered through the trees of Central Park and streamed into the elegant Fifth Avenue drawing rooms of Mrs. Elizabeth Brockman.

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TRANSLATIONS
Published and unpublished translations from the Manipuri of works by M. K. Binodini.

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TRANSFARM
My blog of work ideas. Don't go there unless you really know me.

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THE 9/11 ORAL HISTORY PROJECT
Columbia University, 2005: A 6-hour interview.

The Columbia University Oral History Research Office records the events and aftermath of September 11, 2001. Hundreds of interviews were conducted with a wide variety of people who were affected by the catastrophe to gather different individual perspectives on the impact of September 11th. Transcripts of my 6-hour interview will be available for research purposes.

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A WINDOW ON THE WORLD
The Drama Review, June 2003

Five weeks after 9/11, the Sana Leibak Nachom Artists Group of Imphal premiered a two-hour long Sumaang Leela performance called World Trade Center. It drew upon the extensive media coverage and local emotional reaction to the death of Jupiter Yambem, one of four people from Manipur who were living in New York at the time of the attack.

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MY WORD
Everybody is entitled to my opinion. Unpublished project-related writings. And then some.

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IN OTHER WORDS
Exhibitions and arts project Reviews, press coverage and related articles.

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