Photo: Eleanor Forrest @ The Mancunion

REMEMBERING PARTITION WITH NEW NORTH SOUTH: RISHAM SYED – MANCUNION

December 7, 2017 – Mancunion “As we begin to conclude our feature on the New North South programme — honouring the 70th anniversary of the independence of India, Pakistan and later Bangladesh — we see how contemporary artist, Risham Syed, contributes to … Continue reading

"MachineMatter" installation view

WRITE MEMORY: ON BLOGGING AND JOMIN O JOBAN – DEEPANJANA PAL

24 November, 2017 – Deepanjana.com “How much can you contain in a seed? In the biological sense, an entire culture, despite its tininess. The same holds true of Jomin o Joban — A Tale of the Land, Bangladeshi photographer Munem Wasif’s debut … Continue reading

"Machine Matter," still,  single channel, 14 minutes 6 seconds, BW, Stereo, Loop, 2017

MUNEM WASIF – SHRISTI SINGH

22 November, 2017 – Platform Magazine “Munem’s latest offering stands to deal with the grim realities of modern day Bengal and proceeds in doing so in an almost soothing manner. The solo show promises to take its viewers through a … Continue reading

Photo: Pascale CA

REMEMBERING PARTITION WITH THE NEW NORTH AND SOUTH: NEHA CHOKSI – PASCALE CHALMERS-ARNOLD

22 November, 2017 – The MANCUNION (Manchester Media Group) “Faith In Friction (2017) sees Choksi explore Jain Ashram, a place of spiritual retreat, which is currently being expanded and modernised. It’s a place where people can go to escape the hubbub of … Continue reading

Machine Matter, STILL, Single channel, 14 minutes 6 seconds, BW, Stereo, Loop, Variable sizes, 2017.
Courtesy of the artist and Project 88, Mumbai

THE HUNGER ARTIST: BANGLADESHI PHOTOGRAPHER MUNEM WASIF DEBUTS IN INDIA WITH STUNNING SHOW – DEEPANJANA PAL

10 November, 2017 – India Today “Bangladeshi photographer Munem Wasif’s debut show in India, Jomin o Joban – A Tale of the Land, features just four works. But Wasif has packed into it a multitude of ideas about history, borders, … Continue reading