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Thicket With Raqs Media Collective

Raqs Media Collective Auto-Didact’s Transport Permanent transformation of Gwangju Metro wagons 2013 Photo Kyungsub Shin

Transform the floor of Tate Exchange into a thicket; a forest of lines and connections that grow over time

A thicket is a concentration of living matter. In forests, gardens, and fields, thickets rise where different plant species find it possible to thrive together in a wild celebration of life itself. Conversations too can have thickets; points of intersection of lines of force. Raqs Media Collective’s presence at Tate Exchange takes the form of a thicket of lines, a gathering of voices, and an accumulation of readings that will occupy space, time and attention through an interactive, participatory installation. Thicket will be realized through three actions, titled “Anybody, Everybody, Make a Mark”, “The Unbroken Reading” and “Memorophilia”.

Giacomo Goldoni © Tate

Giacomo Goldoni © Tate

Giacomo Goldoni © Tate

Giacomo Goldoni © Tate

Giacomo Goldoni © Tate

Giacomo Goldoni © Tate

About Raqs Media Collective

Raqs Media Collective are based in New Delhi, India. Described as media practitioners, curators, researchers, editors and catalysts of cultural processes, Jeebesh Bagchi, Monica Narula and Shaddhabrata Sengupta have exhibited widely in major international spaces. Their work often takes the form of installation, online and offline media objects, performances and encounters.

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Dates

14–18 December 2016