GONDWANA

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Over a period of two decades the India News Review produced many documentaries about the role of Indian science in Antarctica including the arrival of the first Indian female scientist Sudipta Sengupta in 1982. Breaking what she refers to as the “ice ceilling”.

These 16mm films also include footage of military officers engaged in extreme weather training as they prepare for the high altitude conflict between India and Pakistan on the Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram Range.

Gondwana recuts more than 10 archival films to tell the story of the deep geological and geopolitical connections between the Himalayas, Antarctica, and Mars.

Original music by Mhomad Safa.

Research Assistance Faiza Ahmad Khan.

Commissioning support Kochi-Muziris Biennale

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EXHIBITIONS
Kochi-Muziris Biennale (2022-23)





Preview of HD video (excerpt), colour with stereo sound, 2022, 29:14 mins.

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