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Raqs Media Collective

20110916211034-00920110917 In Other Words   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
Prayas Abhinav, Sarnath Banerjee, Zuleikha Chaudhari, Raqs Media Collective, Vibha Galhotra, Hanif Kureishi, Sachin George Sebastian at Exhibit 320 November 25th, 2011 - December 25th, 2011
Posted 1/2/12

WORDS: A USER'S MANUAL begins with the word, keeping the implicit promise in its name.  Simply put, the driving concept at the core of this ambitiously curated show is this: words, as we know them, denote specific reality, whereas ‘art’ is essentially devoid of any such intrinsic meaning and is appreciated in terms of individual inference and interpretation. To illustrate this point further let us consider the word ‘Cat.’ When I say the word ‘Cat’ I refer to the furry purring creature that dr... [more]

20101014004232-48 After Rosa   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
Raqs Media Collective at project 88 October 20th, 2010 - November 20th, 2010
Posted 11/8/10

“The Capital of Accumulation” is a smart, sophisticated show by Raqs Media Collective, on view this month at Project 88. Taking its cue from the celebrated Marxist philosopher Rosa Luxemburg, the show centers around her written work,  "The Accumulation of Capital."  The main event of the show is a video entitled "The Capital of Accumulation," which retraces the life of the fictional character Luxme Sorabgur (a reordering of the letters in Rosa Luxemburg’s name) and her journey throug... [more]

20100809065356-nayar The Real Deal   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
Raqs Media Collective, Susanta Mandal, Yamini Nayar at EXPERIMENTER July 23rd, 2010 - September 5th, 2010
Posted 8/9/10

What is so unreal about "This is Unreal" the newest exhibition up at Experimenter? The show features three artists and an artist group, Yamini Nayar, Susanta Mondal, and Raqs Media Collective, whose work is apparently united by the common if vague desire to scratch the surface of reality as a ‘given.’ Probing the possibilities of alternate realities unearths multiple layers of the same site, and thereby unites through approach works that are otherwise divided by the use of divergent ex... [more]

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Raqs Media Collective, Radhika Khimji, Sameer Reddy, Julia Staszak at Nature Morte Berlin June 26th, 2010 - September 18th, 2010
Posted 8/2/10

Nature Morte Berlin is pleased to present Treacherous Path, an exhibition featuring a site-specific project by Julia Staszak, and installations by Raqs Media Collective and Radhika Khimji.

Taking its name from Julia Staszak's work, the exhibition focuses on different artistic methods of collage, layering and appropriation. The centerpoint of Julia Staszak's installation is a structure derived from the facades of Hindu temples in South India, which incorporates works by a... [more]

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Ayisha Abraham, Ravi Agarwal, Shaina Anand, Nikhil Chopra, Raqs Media Collective, Sheela Gowda, Sakshi Gupta, Shilpa Gupta, N.S. Harsha, M.F. Husain, Jitish Kallat, Amar Kanwar, Bharti Kher, Bose Krishnamachari, Nalini Malani, vish math, Tejal Shah, Dayanita Singh, Kiran Subbaiah, Ashok Sukumaran at Serpentine Gallery December 10th, 2008 - February 22nd, 2009
Posted 2/10/09

  yes - i visited the Serpentine Gallery a few weeks ago, intending to pop in for a cursory look but remained for an hour or so revisitng former rooms and works and taking sneaky pictures . the exhibtion is a great multi-media showcase of emerging indian art and is strongly recommended.  simon mack - artist/curator ( [more]

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