Rajasthan Red, 2008 (excerpt)
Running time: 5:48 / SD / colour
Light flickering on a red ground heightens the pulsating and edgy sound of a song preformed by a Rajasthan folklore group whose style originated in the Nayak tradition. The video of the music was recorded on location during the 2007 Rajasthan International Folk Festival.
Camera: Sylvia Safdie
Editing: Brigitte Dajczer, Sylvia Safdie
About the music: The Nayaks are Hindu. They formed a vagrant community in Rajasthan and are a devout followers of Pabuji, a legendry war hero. Their community has a rich oral tradition of songs and tales. They move from village to village singing devotional songs.