[iarts Project @ Toronto] - - Tours Raqs Media Collective's Surjection
SATURDAY 4 DECEMBER 2011 @ 3 PM
Surge out there with Raqs Media Collective: technological poets for an India in transition.
Tour exhibition with curator Phillip Monk
Of the current generation of Indian artists, the Raqs Media Collective from New Delhi (Jeebesh Bagchi, 1965; Monica Narula, 1969; Shuddhabrata Sengupta, 1968) are amongst the best known and most widely exposed in the westand certainly the most media conscious. Having started as documentary
filmmakers, over the past twenty years they have evolved a sophisticatedand
sometimes performativepractice that combines film, media, audio, and text,
which draw upon philosophy and political theory, in installations of an
Art Gallery of York University; Accolade East Building, York University;
4700 Keele St.; Toronto ON M3J 1P3 Canada
The tours are part of iarts Project's vision to nurture a network of art-lovers and infuse the community with a vibrant paradigm of new art related thoughts and ideas.