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ArtReview: Raqs Media Collective

Posted On: Sunday, April 26th, 2020 | by project88pressadmin

Read ArtReview Asia’s interview with the artist-curators – Yokohama Triennale’s 2020 artistic directors By Cleo Roberts   ‘Raqs’ in Arabic, Persian and Urdu encompasses various forms of dance including Sufi whirling – a form of meditation based on movement. Since forming …

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By Ania Szremski Raqs Media Collective, Escapement, 2009. Twenty-seven clocks, high gloss aluminium with LED lights, four flat-screen monitors, video and audio (looped), dimensions variable. Image courtesy of Raqs Media Collective and Frith Street Gallery, London. The Rearview series addresses blind spots …

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 By Mark Westall Dominika Olszowy Wanda Wanton (still) 2016 Video 9:14 minutes Selected by Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw. Whitechapel Gallery is bringing film, video and animation from around the world to audiences at home as part of its Artists’ Film …

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By Sam Gaskin Nan Goldin, Die-in (2019). Staged inside Harvard’s Arthur M. Sackler Museum protesting the Sackler family’s ties to Purdue Pharma and the opioid crisis. Courtesy Justin Kaplan/WBUR. Digital museum Collecteurs, which provides a platform for private collectors to share their …

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Cleo Roberts India has a history of debate around the nature of “Indian art” and the development of an idiosyncratic style of modernism spurred by the country’s independence in 1947. Contemporary Indian artists continue to be critical and engaged with issues linked …

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