Dia Rekhi ByExpress News ServiceCHENNAI: Can cultural erasure be an argument against displacement?”This is the question that Ek Potlee Ret Ki’s ‘Narrating Cultures Submerged’ will look at addressing.
“We have tried to focus on the cultural aspects that are being lost in the process of displacement.
We’re also trying to put forth cultural erasure as a modern development paradigm.
“We have some rare music and cultural treasures that we gathered through the course of the fieldwork,” Kasturi said.
There is mass forgetting that is occurring as many children don’t speak their tribal language anymore because there is no one to teach it.