Tag Archives: New North and South

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

Photo: Eleanor Forrest @ The Mancunion

REMEMBERING PARTITION WITH NEW NORTH SOUTH: RISHAM SYED – MANCUNION

December 7, 2017 – Mancunion “As we begin to conclude our feature on the New North South programme — honouring the 70th anniversary of the independence of India, Pakistan and later Bangladesh — we see how contemporary artist, Risham Syed, contributes to … Continue reading

Photo: Pascale CA

REMEMBERING PARTITION WITH THE NEW NORTH AND SOUTH: NEHA CHOKSI – PASCALE CHALMERS-ARNOLD

22 November, 2017 – The MANCUNION (Manchester Media Group) “Faith In Friction (2017) sees Choksi explore Jain Ashram, a place of spiritual retreat, which is currently being expanded and modernised. It’s a place where people can go to escape the hubbub of … 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