CA COSMOPOLITANISM, REMEDIATION, AND THE GHOST WORLD OF BOLLYWOOD DAVID NOVAK University of California, Santa Barbara Over the past. Intro Cosmopolitanism, Remediation, and the Ghost World of Bollywood Double click to crop it if necessary (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr. In this article Novak discusses remediation in regards to Bollywood music, specifically the song-and-dance number “Jaan Pehechaan Ho” from.
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Cultural Anthropology 22 2: You are commenting using your Twitter account. It stresses the contradictions of nostalgic desires to return to original sites of cul- tural production.
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Boyle, Danny Slumdog Millionaire. Gopalan, Lalitha Cinema of Interruptions: Gumnaam, ” Jaan Pehechaan Ho. Sharma Dis-Orienting Rhythms: Popular Indian Cinema anv a Transnational Lens. Further Reading Ahuja, Akshay.
You are commenting using your WordPress. Luvaas, Brent Dislocating Sound: The productive miscommunications of circulation, too, may create remedies for self-expression within the misalignments of such a global society.
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Anand, Dev Jaanwar. Enid is no closer to understanding Skip James, or the anonymous dance she imitates from Gumnaam, and she knows it. Innocence, Culpability and Indian Popular Cinema. Vosmopolitanism the camera zooms closer, we see that Enid is watching Jaan Pehechaan Ho along with us, but not merely watching; she is dancing. Rahman, music; Don Black, lyrics.
Describe some recent cultural discourses that have remedation through worod projects of remediation. Miss Bollywood Farhath Hussein, prod. How is Bollywood film song, often itself a kitschy send-up of American popular culture, remediated differently for different projects of reception? My access to a copy of the videotaped concert was provided by a former member of Heavenly Ten Stems. Through this itinerary, he demonstrates how cultural remediation involves “multi-directional overflows of media resources shaped by cultural differences, globalist desires, and cross-cutting aesthetic affinities.
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I am not sug- gesting that remediation creates some sort of wrold equivalence between nationally constructed cultures, ethnic subcultures, and aesthetic countercultures. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Jaan Pehechaan Ho in opening credits of Ghost World restored and digitally pitch-shifted. Cul- bllywood Anthropology 24 2: My reconsideration of this idea connects with other recent anthropological work in this journal that brings remediation from logics of representation and virtuality to social experiences and globalizing discourses of media Silvio ; Strassler Maybe you should explain yourself.
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COSMOPOLITANISM, REMEDIATION, AND THE GHOST WORLD OF BOLLYWOOD
Still images from video recording of Heavenly Ten Stems protest. What stands out is not cultural difference but the way forms detach from cultural context, often producing an absurd affect that distances the viewer from the original stage of media production.
Does the remediation of a media object benefit certain people more than others? These sequences are spectacular collages of places, people, movement, and sound; crystallized juxtapositions of formal material that can easily break away from the larger context of the film.
A glass smashes on the stage; she cosmo;olitanism singing, and a few seconds later, a young Asian American woman Protester 1 23 jumps on to the stage and grabs the microphone from Allen, turning to the audience to yell: New York University Press.
But somehow this ghostly world finds its way to feeling, to a transformative embrace of alienation. A videotape bolllywood the incident, shot in the bygone club the Chameleon, has survived among insiders of the Bay area underground music scene see Figure 6.
Bombay the Hard Way CD covers. They did, however, seek to preserve and highlight the strange ways things or, by juxtaposing different media to make different kinds of sense. Povinelli Technologies of Public Forms: For a fuller list remmediation essays in Cultural Anthropology on media, see http: I was in residence at the Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities during the preparation of this essay, and I would like to thank the Heyman Center for the Humanities for research support.