Category Archives: Raqs Media Collective

11th Shanghai Biennale Chief Curators, Raqs Media Collective with Curatorial Collegiate and Exhibition Architects. (L-R): Chen Yun, Rupali Gupte, Liu Tian, Tess Maunder, Shuddhabrata Sengupta, Monica Narula, Jeebesh Bagchi, Sabih Ahmed and Prasad Shetty.

NEW PROPOSITIONS ON CURATORIAL PRACTICE: THE MAKING OF THE 11th SHANGHAI BIENNALE – TESS MAUNDER

18 May 2017 – Ocula “Rather than imagining the Biennale as an event in a singular venue, Raqs’ curatorial approach from the very beginning was to circumvent the expectations of structure that biennales usually adhere to. The Infra-curatorial projects, Theory … Continue reading

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