[Book extract] With art becoming an agent for social organisation, the artist is nothing but a pawn.
Caste transcends every faith and is ingrained in our social fabric and hence needs to be dethroned from within and beyond faith.
'Democracy demands that society's wealth, physical and cultural, be shared with openness, respect and love.'
Don't we have the right to ask, if not demand this?
Behind all the celebration and ‘iconisation’ there is a war, one of control, power and superiority.
The overall atmosphere is so commodified that listening has more or less vanished.