Thursday, 18 October 2007

Baatein with Junuka

"Right now I have in front of me a large paper full of words, arrows, circles and more than everything, a list of vast issues regarding people, their livelihood,environment, and so many loopholes in the processes…"

Beginning with her diploma project, Junuka has worked with small communities inremote areas. Starting from the Dungra Bheels in Southern Gujarat and most recentlywith the Nicobarese community in the Nicobar Islands where she spent almost twoyears. Her work is not only inclusive of film-making , but also writing, painting,photography and the beginnings of cultural studies.

Junuka Deshpande joined NID in 2000. She graduated in 2005 from the Undergraduation programme, specialising in Film and Video Communication. She is cuurently based inPune.

Her blog can be viewed at

Thanks akhila, for the louwely poster and the writeup. :D
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