Plausible Artworlds: Pad.ma — Potluck and Skype Conversation :: August 17, 2010; 6:00 - 8:00 pm :: skype “basekamp” and/ or 723 Chestnut St, 2nd floor, Philadelphia, PA.
The Pad.ma project is a result of the efforts of oil21.org from Berlin, the Alternative Law Forum from Bangalore, and three organizations from Mumbai: Majlis, Point of View and Chitrakarkhana/CAMP.
Pad.ma, short for Public Access Digital Media Archive, is an interpretative web-based video archive, which works primarily with footage rather than “finished” films. Pad.ma provides access to material that is easily lost in the editing process as well as in the filmmaking economy, and in changes of scale brought about by digital technology. Continue reading