Yearly Archives: 2017

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

Munem Wasif portrait by Sarker Protick.

MUNEM WASIF – BIG ART

14 November, 2017 – Big Art “Jomin O Joban is an eclectic series of photographs that come together to resonate the socio-political ethos of a land that has taken various shades of meaning and significance. Photographs of exposed, dug out earth … Continue reading

Huma Mulji, "An Ode to a Lamppost That Got Accidentally Destroyed in the Enthusiastic Widening of Canal Bank Road"

AN EXHIBIT AT THE KARACHI BIENNALE HAS SPARKED AN INTENSE DEBATE ABOUT ART AND ELITISM – HAMNA ZUBAIR

6 November, 2017 – Scroll “As some of my earlier works have attempted to do, I wanted to produce a work that resonated the anxiety of the city,” said Huma. “The scale of the lamppost, and its unexpected entanglement with … Continue reading

Raqs Media Collective. Photo courtesy: Dreamvilla, by Dayanita Singh

6 INDIANS ON CONTEMPORARY ART’S GLOBAL POWER LIST – DNA

3 November, 2017 – DNA “The global list is considered to be the most established ranking in the contemporary art world, and is compiled by international contemporary art magazine ArtReview. ArtReview editor-in-chief Mark Rappolt told DNA that the list is … Continue reading