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Jeebesh on Wed, 28 Oct 2009 04:24:01 +0100 (CET)

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We live in a tumultuous media environment. There is widespread  confusion,
uncertainty and awe at the inventiveness of the thousands  of people in
media networks who innovate, copy, tinker, recycle,  produce, remix and
relay. The protagonists of Tinker.Solder.Tap bring  alive the ways in which
the relationship between life and the media  has been re-scripted in the
various neighbourhoods of our cities. The  story begins in the mid-80s,
when a man returns home with an object  called a VCR. The chain of effects
that follows transforms  irreversibly the social life of the neighbourhood
and its  reverberations can be felt all over the world.

Produced and Designed at the Sarai Media Lab

Text: Bhagwati Prasad
Graphics: Amitabh Kumar
Translation and Editing: Shveta Sarda
Additional Research: Rakesh Kumar Singh, Lokesh
Pencilling sequential comic pages: Raja Pocket Books (Raj Comics)
Design and Cover: Amitabh Kumar

Published by
The Sarai Programme
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
29, Rajpur Road, Delhi 110054, India
Tel: (+91) 11 2394 2199 Fax: (+91) 11 2394 3450
Email: dak {AT} sarai.net
Delhi 2009

Any part of this book may be reproduced in any form without the prior
written permission of the publishers for educational and non-commercial
use. The authors  and publishers would, however, like to be informed.

This work is part of the project, ?Social and Material Life of Media
Piracy? of Sarai-CSDS and Alternative Law Forum (Bangalore) supported by
International  Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada .

ISBN 9788190585316
Published by the Director, CSDS.
Printed by Impress, New Delhi

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