Anula Shetty

Anula Shetty

Anula Shetty is a filmmaker who finds herself constantly drawn to stories of migration, ethnic heritage, and what it means to be 'native' and 'alien' in a foreign land. She is committed to documenting the immigrant experience on film and issues related to fear and race. Her most recent project, Not Fair, interweaves personal stories of immigrants with reports on racial profiling, the war on terror and the effects of the USA PATRIOT Act on South Asian immigrant communities. Her video work combines writing and performance ,and she explores innovative visual ways of presenting themes and images that hold personal significance. Anula has been a producer and member of the Termite TV Collective for over thirteen years. She has co-created videos with community groups as a teaching artist including the Asian Arts Initiative, the Community Leadership Institute, Grupo Motivos, and Scribe Video Center.

Projects
Anula Shetty & Michael Kuetemeyer - Time Lens

Time Lens, 2012

Created during Anula Shetty and Mike Kuetemeyer's Social Practice Lab residency, Time Lens is an interactive multi-platform art project that features a series of immersive panoramas documenting Pearl Street. Incorporated into these digital panoramas are archival photographs, and the voices, oral histories, dreams, mythology and memories of residents of the homeless shelter Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission and other community members and residents.

Time Lens was featured as a projected video installation in Then and Now