ArtSlant - Recently added http://www.artslant.com/ind/Events/show en-us 40 Anita Dube, Nandita Kumar, Sharmila Samant, shaurya kumar, Waqas Khan - Lakeeren Art Gallery - April 15th - June 30th <p>History is ... is an exhibition based on the premise of Walter Benjamin's Theses on the Philosophy of History (XVI) where he suggests "History is the subject of a structure whose site is not homogenous, empty time, but time filled by the presence of the now. [Jetztzeit]. The same leap in the open air of history is the dialectical one, which is how Marx understood the revolution.&rdquo;<a title="" href="https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#14a71665f8c4e21b_14a70fdbdb798691__ftn1" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">[1]</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In this exhibition each artist&rsquo;s respond their own understanding of time and temporality within their practice. In shifting from Benjamin&rsquo;s proposition of continuous time made up of identical and interchangeable units such as minutes, seconds, hours and days to messianic time or &ldquo;historic time&rdquo; which is ruptured with intensive experience filled with the presence of the &ldquo;now&rdquo; combines experiences of immediacy and eternity. In this exhibition each of the artist&rsquo;s through his/ her work seeks to find this moment through their work.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 May 2015 11:24:14 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/ind/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/ind/Events/list Waqas Khan, shaurya kumar, Sharmila Samant, Nandita Kumar, Anita Dube - Lakeeren Art Gallery - April 15th - June 30th <p>History is ... is an exhibition based on the premise of Walter Benjamin's Theses on the Philosophy of History (XVI) where he suggests "History is the subject of a structure whose site is not homogenous, empty time, but time filled by the presence of the now. [Jetztzeit]. The same leap in the open air of history is the dialectical one, which is how Marx understood the revolution.&rdquo;<a title="" href="https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#14a71665f8c4e21b_14a70fdbdb798691__ftn1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">[1]</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In this exhibition each artist&rsquo;s respond their own understanding of time and temporality within their practice. In shifting from Benjamin&rsquo;s proposition of continuous time made up of identical and interchangeable units such as minutes, seconds, hours and days to messianic time or &ldquo;historic time&rdquo; which is ruptured with intensive experience filled with the presence of the &ldquo;now&rdquo; combines experiences of immediacy and eternity. In this exhibition each of the artist&rsquo;s through his/ her work seeks to find this moment through their work.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 May 2015 02:50:51 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/ind/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/ind/Events/list