Saturday, June 30, 2012

Lit-Mag evening on 7 July

Toto Funds the Arts
are pleased to invite you to a
Lit-Mag evening
featuring the Obliterary Journal, Civil Lines 6 and Cyclostyle
Arul Mani in conversation with Rashmi Ruth Devadasan, Rakesh Khanna,Samyukhta Varma and Achal Prabhala
Venue: GallerySke, 2 Berlie Street, Langford Town, Bangalore
Date and Time:  Saturday, 7 July at 6.30 p.m.
The discussion will focus on zine-culture in India, and the place of literary magazines in shaping the landscape of words, images and ideas. All the magazines featured here will be available to read and buy.
The panel:
Arul Mani is a writer, quizzer and reader in English at St. Joseph's College in Bangalore.
Rakesh Kumar Khanna and Rashmi Ruth Devadasan are the co-directors of Blaft Publications. Rakesh has worked as a school-teacher. He is the editor of Tamil Pulp Fiction Vols. I and II. Rashmi has worked as an Associate Director with Tamil film director Gautham Vasudev Menon on six of his films. She is the author of the play Ms. Meena and the book Kumari Loves a Monster. They live together in Chennai, where they are currently working on a screenplay about a chemical spill that creates a legion of rampaging mutant half-cephalopod toxic zombie warrior women.
Samyukhta is an editor of Cyclostyle, a magazine of art and writing. She is a researcher and writer on the topics of social equity and development.
Achal Prabhala is a writer and researcher in Bangalore, and a co-editor of The Best of Quest(Tranquebar 2011, with Laeeq Futehally and Arshia Sattar) and Civil Lines 6 (Harper Collins 2012, with Mukul Kesavan and Kai Friese).

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