Zariyein II & Zariyein III
Frame Works Research and Media Collective adopted interdisciplinary practices to explore development issues and social processes. They used varied research techniques and media forms in their work – from ethnography and documentary film to public art and community media. Frame Works comprises Amit Mahanti, Ruchika Negi and Subhashim Goswami.
Amit Mahanti specializes in audio-visual media productions. A graduate in English from the Hindu College in Delhi University and post-graduate in Mass Communication from the A.J.K. Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi, he has produced, directed, and edited documentaries and audio-visuals on developmental concerns, communalism, environmental conservation, livelihood and identity.
Ruchika Negi has an abiding interest in community-based communication and research. An alumnus of St Stephen’s College, she has undertaken a number of documentations, interactive media exercises, ethnographic and secondary researches. Community participation and media are her areas of interest. She has worked with various adolescent and children’s groups in the field of non-formal alternative education.
Subhashim Goswami graduated from the Hindu College and gained his Masters and M.Phil in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics, specialising in visual representation. He has been working as a consultant/researcher on various research projects and has also assisted media productions with background research and scripts. He has published papers and book reviews on gender and masculinity.