Moments Of A Long Pause

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Moments Of A Long Pause was commissioned by the Bronx Museum of Arts towards the exhibition,  Street Art, Street Life in 2008.

Moments of a Long Pause is a two channel video installation based on interviews with men and women on the streets of 5 cities in India (Delhi, Agra, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Calcutta) . The video brings men and women in a conversation about dealing with sexual harassment, sexual violence, flirting, play, wooing, 'teasing'.  The dialogue between the 2 monitors explores feelings of shame, blame, guilt, denial, fear ,resistance. 

Video edit space supported by Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany.

Medium- 2 channel video. duration- 18 minutes loop

Thank you : Annie Zaidi, Hemangini Gupta, Dana Roy, Gogol, Smriti Chanchani, Umang Bhattacharya, Nupur Mathur, Timo Boeker (edit). 

The original two channel video has been edited to be viewed on one screen for youtube only.

To screen Moments Of A Long Pause to a larger group : 
( To view the version above)

i) Permission.
Write to us at blurtblanknoise@gmail.com, subject titled Moments Of A Long Pause.
Moments of a Long Pause is now online, and we encourage you to share
BUT but taking permission prior screening is good practice :)
We promise to be prompt in writing back.

ii) Documentation
Document the screening. Take photos. Videos.
Tweet #MomentsOfALongPause @blank_noise
Write a short report ( 250 words) .
Send it our way.

ii) Support
screening Moments Of A Long Pause, requests a screening fee and we encourage you to contribute generously. Email in for bank details.

If you would like to install Moments Of A Long Pause, as the two channel video installation ( 2 monitors facing each other with audience sat in between), write to us and we can send you the original files along with a tool kit for installation.

email : blurtblanknoise@gmail.com
subject titled " Moments Of A Long Pause "

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