Articles by: Bikash Sarma

Un-bracketing the Locked Down/Up Selves under the Quarantine: A Response to (im)possibility of Solitude

Un-bracketing the Locked Down/Up Selves under the Quarantine: A Response to (im)possibility of Solitude

Co-Written by Bikash Sarma & Shruti Sharma Rousseau in Solitude. National Endowment for the Humanities.  neh.gov. Catherine Malabou’s recent reflections on the ‘psychic space’ under the lockdown makes one wonder about the socio-spatio-temporal nature of the very quarantined state as well as of quarantining oneself within it. The quarantine – that we have been dwelling in now for sometime –[Read More…]

by June 8, 2020 Life/Philosophy
“Chemical Shower, Bareilly, Covid 19’ by DeepankarGohain

Frantic spatio-temporality of CoVid 19: Social isolation and/in the ‘home’

Co-Written by Shruti Sharma & Bikash Sarma The horrendous outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, and the sequence of ‘phantasmagoric’ events for the last few months, paved the way for strands of thinking and genres of debates on modernity, the networks of nature/culture, on quarantine–physical and social isolation, palliative measures, a virulent nature of bio-politics, the state of exception – and ways of[Read More…]

by April 8, 2020 Patriarchy