Tag Archives: New North and South

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

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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

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