SPCkraft Premieres “From Playground To The Computer” A Documentary on COVID and Education
The pandemic has actually affected the way we work, learn and communicate with social distancing forcing a more virtual presence, both professionally and personally. Amongst the most affected are the children: their education and leisure activities have actually been disrupted. To highlight their predicament, SPCkraft, an interdisciplinary art cumulative, led by artist Sujoy Prosad has produced a documentary, “From Playground To The Computer“. The documentary can be viewed on www.facebook.com/SPCkraft.
< period style= “color: rgb(1, 1, 1); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;text-align: center;”> From Playground to the Computer Kids areall about spontaneity! They wish for the human touch of their good friends throughout playtime and in school. The pandemic has meant this most-essential element of a kid’s life has actually gone missing for over a year now. Today, the medium for a child’s day-to-day education and interaction with good friends is virtual. It’s a’ new regular’.
As kids deal with this’brand-new typical ‘, one positive remove is that they are now more cyber savvy than their seniors ever were at the exact same age. Research studies, they are getting included in online creative activities such as dramacompetitions and storytelling sessions, methods to combat the seclusion that the pandemic has brought in everybody’s life. “From The Playground To The Computer”aims to showcase the chaos of children through contributions from singers Lopamudra Mitra and Neepabithi Ghosh Dasgupta, Animesh Debroy(West Bengal State President, NIFAA), Sumanta Sarkar(
Chief Functionary & Founder, Urotaar), Rekha Krishnan(Head, Vasant Valley School, Delhi), Brinda Sen (Ex Associate Professor, Victoria Institution )and others.” The pandemic has paralysed the education system at one
hand and on the other, it has also made us look within.Thepaperwork aims to look inwards,”said Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee. States Parbati Bhattacharya, Director of the Documentary, “As an educator and a teacher myself, I feel that the single biggest disturbance that has been caused due to COVID-19 has actually remained in the field of education. Through this documentary, we have actually attempted our finest to highlight both the positive, in addition to negative effect of the pandemic on students. Despite the advantages of Online Learning, there is still a large piece of trainees for whom the pandemic might end up being the end of the rope in terms of their education dueto
different factors such as absence of access to mobile phones, laptops, web connection, etc.”Participating members of SPCkraft in the virtual discussion are Parbati Bhattacharya, who has actually directed this documentary, Pritha Biswas Saha, Sayani Roy, Sanchita Tapadar, Sampa Das, Protyusha Dey and Shweta Dey. The script has been written by the members while Atanu Burman and Monoreena Majumder’s poetries have actually been included in the documentary.