Articles by: Muhammad Noushad

The Many Allegories of Parasite: When the Cellars Hit Back

The Many Allegories of Parasite: When the Cellars Hit Back

The multi-award winning South Korean movie Parasite is a feast of stunning surprises and irresistibly eloquent symbolism.From the very title and its ambiguity to the hierarchy of three families inhabiting a layered architectural splendor, metaphor is everywhere. Look at the three families and their visibilities, spatial agency and even smells. Parasite is inevitably about the politics of space, its ownership[Read More…]

by March 21, 2020 Arts/Literature
Book Review: An Obituary For Kerala’s Fast Dying Hills

Book Review: An Obituary For Kerala’s Fast Dying Hills

Nabeel CKM’s Malayalam book on the stone quarries and the mining mafia in the Western Ghats of Kerala exposes the socio-political pathologies of our times. When Keraleeyam, an exceptional magazine that has set its standards in reporting environmental issues and human rights, comes up with a full length book, it does offer something original and unique. MurivettaMalayazham: Keralathile Paramadakal Srishtikkunna Samoohika[Read More…]

by April 14, 2018 Book Review