Ananyaa & Soz

Performed in Sofar Goa

Ananyaa & Coz are a duo doing spoken word with music. Ananyaa began her formal training in Hindustani Classical vocals at the age of 4 years. Growing up in a music-enriched environment , she imbibed her lessons by listening, learning and performing. Post her Visharad degree from Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, she started a new round of learning and unlearning, and it is then that she revisited Kabir and started contextualizing works of many other artists.She specializes in secular music traditions. An Urdu Akademy awardee, she sings Faiz, Ghalib, Bahadurshah Zafar, Amir Khusro, amongst others and has rendered programmes in Bhakti sangeet, Ghazals, folk, classical and light classical. She is part of the famed Gandharva choir and has performed extensively all over the country and abroad. She is interested in exploring multi disciplinary socially responsive media forms. Ananyaa, an Economics graduate from Delhi University holds Masters in Media and Cultural Studies from Tata Institute of Social Science Soz- soz is a repressed poet, a non-identifying person with the body given at birth. soz is the person who lives the life the poet desires but is scared to live. he, who is a mistake, identifies as a closeted person and comes out as soz. soz is queer and gender non-conforming, and they use their art as a way of making the self more vulnerable and intimate to the world.

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