By Meheli Sen (ed.), Anustup Basu (ed.)
This quantity brings jointly a chain of essays that examine figures, representational modes that may be learn as figural, and in a few circumstances, the bounds of figurability in Indian cinema. Cinematic traditions in India have consistently trusted eclectic methods of figurations that mix indicators and impacts of wish and abomination. that's, incarnations frequently emerge at serious interfaces among good/bad, Indian/western, self/other, virtue/vice, myth/reality and so forth. Such figures are items of discontinuous assembling techniques that minimize via dyadic preparations and move an analogous character/body/identity through varied, usually contradictory, ethical economies and signal platforms. The essays within the booklet reflect on the difficulty of figuration within the broadest feel, together with formations which are supra-individual, animalistic and machinic.