RADIO MISCHPOKE — A three days radio for Hyderabad Literary Festival with Ralf Wendt + Jasmina Al-Qaisi
The two radio-art makers and artists proposed a sonorous expansion of the Hyderabad Literary Festival 2020. The live radio in the festival and a collection of accounts and encounters of the locals with texts and story-telling of their preference, were broadcasted for five hours every day. RADIO MISCHPOKE (family in Yiddish, used in this context as a group of people related to each other) will be set in a studio in the court of Vidyaranya High School, where people are invited to make live radio to be aired on the University of Hyderabad’s Campus Radio Station FM Bol Hyderabad and online. The program of the radio payed special attention to women’s perspectives on community building and self representation. As well, life stories which exceed truth, tradition and other known categories, were encouraged and transported from the inhabitants of Hyderabad and its surroundings into the context of the festival. Apart from the presence in the festival the two helt a workshop about experimental Radio as a method of self-expression and biographical rearrangement at the Sarojini Naidu School of Communication, University of Hyderabad invited by the Professor of Communication and Dean Vinod Pavarala. The results of the radio will be uploaded here and can be shared on other platforms.
This radio project was supported by Goethe Institute Munich.