Category Archives: Neha Choksi

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

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INTERVIEW: CURATOR HOWES ON NEHA CHOKSI AND WAQAS KHAN AT MANCHESTER ART GALLERY – ASHLEY HOWSON

23 October, 2017 – Quays News “Neha Choksi has made a brand-new piece specially for us in Manchester and it’s a seven-channel film installation. It’s really immersive. You’re surrounded by five projections and two monitors. She has gone to a … Continue reading

Raqs Media Collective, 36 Planes of Emotion, 2011, Courtesy the artists.

MANCHESTER CELEBRATES SOUTH ASIAN CULTURE WITH WEEKEND OF MUSIC FILM AND PERFORMANCE – LAURA COLLINSON

28 September, 2017 – Creative Boom Although Manchester has long been a hub for the creative arts – arguably having spawned some of the greatest musicians of our time – over the past five years it has really stepped things … Continue reading

Neha Choksi and Rachelle Rojany, ''Swing for friends'' (used in 'Faith in friction'), silicon rubber and stainless steel, unique prop, 2017

FRIEZE FRAME: GRAPHIC SEX AND FEMALE SEXUALITY UNDER SPOTLIGHT AT ART FAIR – MARK BROWN

19 September, 2017 – The Guardian   “Other strands will include a live performance by the Indian artist Neha Choksi. Her previous work includes Minds to Lose and Petting Zoo, for which she anaesthetised herself and four farm animals; and … Continue reading

Hand stencils dating from 5,000–7,000 BCE photographed on the Cueva de las Manos, Santa Cruz, Argentina by Javier Etcheverry, 2015. Courtesy: Javier Etcheverry

HOW IMPORTANT IS ART AS A FORM OF A PROTEST – FRIEZE MAGAZINE

31 March, 2017 – Frieze Magazine “Art began when humans stood up. We rose from all fours, looked each other in the eye and saw visions. We opened our diaphragm to air and song; freed our hands, our most important … Continue reading