Category Archives: Raqs Media Collective

Raqs Media Collective, Provisions for Everybody, 2018, film still. Courtesy: the artists

MEANWHILE, WHAT ABOUT SOCIALISM? (PART TWO) – GEORGE VASEY

20 March, 2018 – Frieze.com “Raqs Media Collective’s new commission on the ground floor of Assembly House in Newcastle visually expands the book’s thematics in an installation encompassing films, banners and digital print. Central to the work is an episodic … Continue reading

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2017: AN OSCILLATION BETWEEN 2000 YEARS AFTER AND 1000 YEARS BEFORE – FRIEZE

21 December, 2017 – Frieze “Think of the ‘en’ you add to the beginning or end of a word, to make it do something. Think ‘vision’: add an en and it becomes ‘envision’. Add an en at both ends of ‘live’ and it becomes … Continue reading

Image: Raqs Media Collective, Re-run, 2013

RAQS MEDIA COLLECTIVE: TWILIGHT LANGUAGE AT WHITWORTH ART GALLERY – SARA JASPAN

27 September, 2017 – Creative Tourist “Twilight language is a polysemic language and communication system associated with Tantric traditions in Vajrayana Buddhism and Hinduism. Its texts are often written in a form that is incomprehensible to the uninitiated reader, as part of an esoteric tradition of initiation. The term … Continue reading

"The Emperor's Old Clothes" by Raqs Media Collective

THE EMPEROR’S OLD CLOTHES BY RAQS MEDIA COLLECTIVE – FINE PRINT

Fine Print Magazine “The Fourth Plinth at Trafalgar Square, being empty, is a good place to think about departures of all kinds. What, for instance, would the departure of power from its pedestal look like? Places like Trafalgar Square are … 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