Category Archives: Desire Machine Collective

Desire Machine Collective's “Dewaal” ( 2012–14)

AT THE SHANGHAI BIENNALE, A DESIRE TO DISRUPT THE STATUS QUO – Bansie Vasvani

23 January, 2017 – Hyperallergic “On the third level of the Power Station, Desire Machine Collective’s “Dewaal” (2012–14) collects the sounds of different protests, from New York to the Assamese border on the eastern periphery of India. The protesters’ demands, which … Continue reading

Encounters Of The Remote Kind, place the Maunsell forts in another location. Photo: Amit Mehra

CALLING ALL ART DEVOTEES: THESE ARTISTS NEED TO BE A PART OF YOUR COLLECTION – Meenakshi Thirukode

8 November, 2016 – Vogue India The Vogue Art Report highlights 10 other seasoned artists you must cast your eye on. CALLING ALL ART DEVOTEES: THESE ARTISTS NEED TO BE A PART OF YOUR COLLECTION – Meenakshi Thirukode

Desire Machine Collective, Invocation, 2015, silent video, color, 14 minutes 25 seconds

ARTFORUM CRITICS’ PICK: “KRISHNA IN THE GARDEN OF ASSAM” – Himali Singh Soin

Posted on Artforum “At the very end of a dimly lit room full of phantasmagoric antique textiles and artifacts from northeastern India is a video titled Invocation, 2015. It is trancelike and dreamily romantic; a subjective collection of images from … Continue reading

Vrindavani Vastra. Picture courtesy: British Museum

WEFT & WARP OF ASSAM HISTORY – Roopak Goswami

Published on 16 January, 2016 in The Telegraph   “The vibrant colours of the Vrindavani Vastra will be displayed in its entirety for the first time at an exhibition in the British Museum. The exhibition, titled Krishna in the Garden … 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