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The Aranya Journey: A review

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Date(s) - 6 Mar 2013 until 8 Mar 2013
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


In collaboration with Black Swan, Kiski Kahani took 6 students to Hampi as part of the Aranya Journeys. The Aranya Journeys bring together the sacred and the real geographies in the Indian subcontinent that are linked by this enduring and plural text, the Ramayana.

From February 23-28, we headed to Anegundi, the beautiful Kishkinda of yore, and today, the earthy, reclusive second cousin to Hampi.

The students worked with Smriti Wadhwa on a  short workshop on Stop Motion Animation. Over the 5 days the students explored the ruins around Hampi, created a script based on tales from the Ramayana and made a stop motion film. Here is what it looked like: