Rituparna Chatterjee discusses her memoir The Water Phoenix, the complexities of child sex abuse, and healing
Chatterjee's The Water Phoenix is a disarmingly honest memoir, empathetic and nuanced in its telling, providing a space for the reader to reflect and grieve along with the writer.
Faded Glory: A photographer's depiction of the Chhau, Ghora naach, through nostalgia and an archivist lens
In Faded Glory, isolated artists can be seen casually lounging in their regal costumes amid the village landscape — perhaps indicating that they are as integral to Purulia’s natural setting as are the trees, the river and the hills.
Several communities in India are resisting, both knowingly and unknowingly, the imposition of a universal telling of the Ramayana that seeks to deny their particular histories.