Category Archives: Raqs Media Collective

he Otolith Group, The Third Part of the Third Measure (video still), 2017. HD video, 50 minutes. Commissioned by ICA Philadelphia and Sharjah Art Foundation. Installation view: Sharjah Biennial 13, Tamawju (10 March–12 June 2017). Courtesy of the artists and Sharjah Art Foundation.

MAKING WAVES TOWARDS POST-ART: A REPORT FROM ACT I OF SHARJAH BIENNIAL 13 – MOHAMMAD SALEMY

15 April, 2017 – Ocula In the case of Otolith Group, an ambitious film installation titled Third Part of the Third Measure (2017) largely consists of a piece of complex music written by the late African American composer Julius Eastman. … Continue reading

Raqs Media Collective, “The Necessity of Infinity” (2017) performance, part of Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj (image courtesy Sharjah Art Foundation)

IMMERSED IN THE DISCRETE REALITIES OF THE SHARJAH BIENNIAL – SEPH RODNEY

12 April, 2017 – Hyperallergic ““If the sky is full of stars, then somewhere there is another star, another sun, and around it, there must be other planets … with ground to stand on, water to drink, a breeze, a … Continue reading

Raqs Media Collective's 'The Necessity of Infinity’ in Sharjah Art Foundation

CONNECTION MEETS CONSERVATISM AT THE SHARJAH BIENNIAL- RACHEL SPENCE

17 March, 2017 – Financial Times “Other pieces that hit home included “The Necessity of Infinity” by the reliably excellent Indian group Raqs Media Collective. An austere retelling — performers seated on chairs placed on a richly coloured carpet but … Continue reading

Rohini Devasher's "Bone Tree Series"

GOA GETS ARTSY – DHRITI GANDHI RANJAN

March 1, 2017 “It’s not everyday that art lovers enjoy some of the best works of two distinguished galleries. However, it is now happening at Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts, where Mumbai-based Project 88 and Kolkata-based Galerie 88 … Continue reading

Whenever The Heart Skips A Beat by Raqs Media Collective

‘FLOATING WORLD’ VIDEO INSTALLATIONS ON 32 HUGE SCREENS AT ARTBAB INTERNATIONAL FAIR – MARK WESTALL

23 March, 2017 – FAD “Curatorial heavyweights Jonathan Watkins (Ikon Gallery) and Alistair Hicks (ex Deutsche Bank Collection)are behind this spectacular video installation comprising of 32 huge screens which form the backdrop to the fair. The videos feature documentary footage … Continue reading