Curator Riyas Komu on political football and the Kochi-Muziris Biennale – video


Kochi-Muziris Biennale co-curator Riyas Komu shared his thoughts on football, conflict resolution and his curatorial practice during ECH 2014.

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Curating the contemporary biennial: Ranjit Hoskote at Experimenter Curators’ Hub 2014 – video


Indian cultural theorist, poet and curator Ranjit Hoskote, talks about curating contemporary art at the Experimenter Curators’ Hub (ECH) 2014.

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6 artists contemplate freedom in “Waiting for the Wind” – in pictures


An exhibition in Kolkata, India, delves into issues of militarisation, violence, captivity and freedom through the work of six artists.

“Waiting for the Wind”, at Kolkata’s Experimenter gallery from 7 March to 26 April 2014, features Indian, Egyptian, Bangladeshi and Lebanese artists whose videos, installations and images explore issues of militarisation, violence, captivity and freedom.

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Tunisian art comes to India: Solo exhibition for Berlin-based Tunisian artist Nadia Kaabi-Linke – picture feast


“No one harms me”, a solo exhibition of work by Tunisian-born, Berlin-based artist Nadia Kaabi-Linke, is running from 12 March to 3 May 2013 at Experimenter Gallery, Kolkata.

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Reversing perspectives with India’s Sanchayan Ghosh – picture feast


Sanchayan Ghosh’s exhibition “Reversed Perspectives: 3 Conjunctions” at Experimenter uses performance, public workshops, site-specific works and multimedia installations to explore the relationship between art, architecture, landscape and local communities.

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Experimenter’s 2012 Curators’ Hub probes South Asian art practice – event alert


On 27 and 28 July 2012, Experimenter in Kolkata will hold the second edition of its Curators’ Hub programme. As part of this year’s conference, ten curators will give presentations.

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Breaking down identity myths: Interview with Project for Empty Space founders – Part 2


Part two of Art Radar‘s interview with Meenakshi Thirukode and Jasmine Wahi focuses on their perspectives on South Asia’s artists and cultural development.

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Art collective Raqs predict future in latest Indian solo – picture feast


CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITIONS NEW MEDIA In an interview for our “Words in Art” series, Indian artist group Raqs Media Collective discussed works from 2010 and earlier. See how their aesthetic and methodology has been extended in new works now on … Continue reading