Podcast / radio episode, aired on KPFA 94.1 Berkeley on September 17, 2020. In this episode, we shine a spotlight on the Aarey Forest – a 1300 acre forest at the center of Mumbai, a biodiversity hotspot, and home to 10,000 Warli tribal members. It is the … Continue reading The Latent Forest
Written by Anuj Vaidya. Featuring Ishani Saraf and William Stratford Jr. as the voice of the forest, Bettina N’gweno as the voice of the leopard, and Anuj Vaidya as the voice of the journalist. Soundscapes by Kevin Dockery. Co-produced with Preeti Shekar for KPFA 94.1 … Continue reading Of Forests and Floods: A Speculative Podcast
In this episode of the project, the experimental forest at Sagehen Creek (near Tahoe, CA) and the experimental forest of the Om Corporation (which circulates in my narrative), collide, bringing history, mythology, and science into conversation with one another across time and space. Originally imagined as a film, the project had intended to use human-powered solutions for the production. However, since the most environmentally-friendly film is one that never gets made, the project now exists as a performance of the film. In this iteration, scrolling becomes the method that bridges between ancient forms and digital technologies.