Yearly Archives: 2015

Risham Syed, The Seven Seas: Chittagong Hill Tracts (Bengal)
2012. Nakshi Kantha embroidery appliquéd on digitally print
ed cotton from Lahore, old European army coat buttons, Jamda
ni on reverse with American cotton wool for filling, 228 x 1
50 cm.

Review: “Art_Textiles” at the Whitworth, Manchester – Dr. Melanie Miller

“Risham Syed created the series of quilts Seven Seas (2012) for the prestigious Abraaj Capital Art Prize, and given the subject of her proposal – the impact of colonial trade – it was entirely appropriate that she utilised textiles to … Continue reading

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A CONVERSATION WITH DESIRE MACHINE COLLECTIVE – Tess Maunder

Posted on 2 December, 2015 on Ocula “Desire Machine Collective was established in India in 2004 by Mriganka Madhukaillya and Sonal Jain. They create films, video, photography, and sound and multimedia installations that consider space and time, with particular reference … Continue reading

Sarnath Banerjee’s “The Idle Monologue of an Unconvinced Surveyor” (2015), in the exhibition “Corruption: Everybody Knows …,” at e-flux.

‘CORRUPTION: EVERYBODY KNOWS…’ THINK PIECES FROM E-FLUX – Holland Cotter

Published on 3 December, 2015 in the New York Times   “E-flux began in 1998 with an emailed news release for a one-night group show in Chinatown. Since then, it has grown to include a monthly journal and a wide-reaching … Continue reading

Andrew Voogel’s works from the exhibition; (left) the artist - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/art-and-culture/across-the-black-water/#sthash.I1r7S7RA.dpuf

ACROSS THE BLACK WATER – Pooja Pillai

Published on 2 December 2015 in The Indian Express “When Sita was approached by the foreman of the doll factory where she was employed, and asked to report to another factory nearby for some extra work, she saw no reason … Continue reading

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T CITY GUIDES: MUMBAI – John Wagon

Published on 2 November, 2015 in the New York Times Cecilia Morelli Parikh Owner, Le Mill Project 88 Housed in a 4,000-square-foot former metal printing-press in Colaba, Morelli Parikh frequents this gallery “for fantastic up-and-coming and established Indian and Pakistani … Continue reading