Category Archives: Raqs Media Collective

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

Raqs Media Collective’s ‘Unstill Life with Cerussite and Peppered Moth'. Courtesy Raqs Media Collective

MANCHESTER CELEBRATES MULTICULTURAL HISTORY WITH AN EXHIBITION FROM SOUTH ASIAN ARTISTS – SANYA BURGESS

17 October, 2017 – The National “Unstill Life (With Cerussite and Peppered Moth) is an ambitious multimedia piece inspired by a crystal of the mineral cerussite, which is a minor ore of lead. A flickering projection of the peppered moth – … Continue reading

Raqs Media Collective, Communard Biscuits, 2017, Courtesy the artists.

REMEMBERING PARTITION WITH NEW NORTH AND SOUTH: RAQS MEDIA COLLECTIVE – HOLLY POLLARD

10 October, 2017 – MANCUNION Manchester Media Group “The Whitworth opens their main gallery up to RAQs Media Collective – self defined curators, editors and catalysts of cultural processes. A new central exhibit to our ten-week feature on the New … 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

Risham Syed, Manchester Art Gallery, New North and South

WAQAS KHAN REVIEW – A MESSAGE OF LOVE LOVE GENTLY INVADES MANCHESTER FROM OUTER SPACE – JONATHAN JONES

27 September 2017 – The Guardian “There’s a lot more going on in the paintings of Risham Syed, who, like Khan, works in Lahore. Both owe something to miniaturist painting techniques that go back to the Mughal court: Syed uses them … Continue reading