Here Lies…A Misreckoned Empire

At the periphery of Kankaria Lake and the city zoo in Ahmedabad, traffic sounds drown out as one enters a patch of green which the occasional city guide or rickshaw wallah may refer to as the ‘Dutch gardens.’ A stray dog does a lazy yoga stretch and attempts to leap onto a rectangular tombstone dating … Continue reading

…Of conquest, resonance and falling: Notes on Some Left

Source: If I Can’t Dance, Amsterdam On Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 July, at 22:20, If I Can’t Dance presents the performance Some Left by Sung Hwan Kim at Ruyschstraat 4-III in Amsterdam, with performers Matthew Infante and Jieun Rim, and with music by David Michael DiGregorio (aka dogr). After a full month of working, … Continue reading

Just launched: TAKE on Art Magazine — Issue #5 ‘CURATION’ co-edited by Vidya Shivadas & Natasha Ginwala

A recent panel discussion called The Trouble with Curating at ICA (London) (i) began with the chair (Andrew Renton) stating: ‘If you type curating in your Google search you will see that there is a bit too much curating going on in the world and there are a lot of things that are done in … Continue reading

Resemble Reassemble: A revolutionary dispositif

Maryam / Amber Hammad / 2006 / Digital Print / Courtesy: Devi Art Foundation ‘Resemble Reassemble,’ a landmark group show at Devi Art Foundation presents the works of 45 contemporary artists from Pakistan. Art writer Natasha Ginwala analyses how Rana examines the ‘notional entity’ called ‘Contemporary Pakistani Art’ through this show. The recent exhibition ‘Resemble … Continue reading