An Open archive.

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—————————————————————————————-pad.ma’, is an acronym for Public Access Digital Media Archive, whose name derives its origin from the Sanskrit term for a thousand petalled lotus, and also, they say, short for an adage, ‘paani saare dhaga ma’.

What this is for dummies is a non-commercial archival website where you can download, watch, learn about, use and add to documentary video footage from various sources, for free!

pad.ma is being developed by Majlis, the Alternative Law Forum, Point of View and Chitrakarkhana.

To know more, join us at a public discussion about the discourses that shape it.

Where: “Who Are We?” hall – inside the Discovery of India exhibition,
First Floor,
Nehru Centre,
Dr. Annie Besant Road,
Worli, Mumbai – 400018.

When:Monday, February, 16, 2009, 11:am to 7pm.

Participants:
Agaaz-Akanksha – Bombay
Ayisha Abraham – Bangalore
Desire Machine Collective – Guwahati/Shillong
GBGB Andolan (NAPM) – Bombay
Jan Gerber and Sebastian Lütgert – Berlin
Kaushik Bhaumik – Bombay
Lawrence Liang -Bangalore
Nida Ghouse – Bombay
Nilanjan Bhattarcharya – Calcutta
Priya Sen – Delhi
Ranu Ghosh – Calcutta
Sadanand Menon – Chennai
Sanjay Kak- Delhi

May the source be with you!

See you there!

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