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Posts tagged ‘Hungryalist Movement’

Biting more than they could chew? Problems of being too Hungry

By Titas De Sarkar
There was a constant desperation to prove that they were different from the rest, and that they were better. A possible reaction to the judgmental society, they countered it by examining their colleagues in turn and found them wanting, according to their set standards.

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Resurgence of the Subterranean Celebration: The Beat and the New-Age

By Sagorika Singha
These filmic representations of the Beat ideology seem to raise some new questions. Should one be simply allowed to look at them as films about the Beats or is it necessary for one to be already aware of their history to truly appreciate them? If not, how should they let the imagination be affected?

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The Women of the Beat Generation

By Pamela Twining
The ‘Road’ mythology inspired by the Beat insurgency spoke to youth in general, and female characters like MaryLou and Romana Swartz spoke to young women, in particular, of women free-spirited and adventurous, of the excitement of being in the middle of the erotic and creative energy of the Beat scene, possibilities unknown in conventional society.

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Bhikku

By Nellie Edwards
suddenly they all call
out to me as if i were
the day. as if i were
the night. as if i were
all of it in one.

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Three Poems

By Ishan Marvel
people were looking for threesomes and orgies now
and motel rooms flourished
and parks and cars and abandoned buildings
’cause the regular stuff just wasn’t cool anymore

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Wail

By Avner Pariat
Fuck the Poets most of all
Who talk so much about art
Who expect me to have read their work
Who spew theory and jalebi verse

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Photo-Essay: On Fifth Avenue

By Matthew Bialer
Photo-Essay: On Fifth Avenue

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Photo-Essay: A walk through the East Village

By Sally Davies
Photo-Essay: A walk through the East Village

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Photo-Essay: Chasing the Mad Wind

By Ishan Marvel & Akash Sangma
Photo-Essay: Chasing the Mad Wind

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Face-To-Face With Subimal Basak

By Tanmoy Bhattacharjee
What happened in the Sixties was different. We were going against the establishment, the trends, through our writing. At that point, the establishment was Anandabazaar Patrika, big newspapers. We were against them. We were against the gatekeepers of culture.

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Excerpts from an interview with Juliet Reynolds

By The Sunflower Collective
Anil wanted to bridge the gap between high art and low art, to communicate with people. He was not interested in painting only for the elite. He wanted to communicate with as wide a public as possible… (Of course) no artist is going to produce a masterpiece every time. It takes trial and error, experimentation.

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TSC Interview with Malay Roychoudhury

By The Sunflower Collective
When Ferlinghetti sent me a copy of the Indian Journals I felt quite ashamed. I did not show the book to my dad, who had admonished Ginsberg for taking photographs of beggars, lepers, lame men, naked sadhus, etc. I have visited other countries and never thought of making a mockery of poverty of certain people.

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