Panel Discussion


Guest: Chang Tsong-zung (Johnson Chang) , Gao Shiming, Lu Xinghua, Raqs Media Collective ,Mou Sen, Zuleikha Chaudhari,

Date: 2013-08-24  16:00 ~ 2013-08-24  18:00

Address: Bldg.18, No.50 Moganshan Rd, Shanghai

a. Time to Talk: The Afterimage of an Exhibition
16.00 - 17.00
Hosted by Chang Tsong-zung (Johnson Chang)
Guests: Gao Shiming, Lu Xinghua, Raqs Media Collective

* simultaneous interpretation

b. Talking to Time: Notes After Performance
17.00 - 18.00
Hosted by Gao Shiming
Guests: Mou Sen, Zuleikha Chaudhari, Raqs Media Collective
* simultaneous interpretation

Raqs Media Collective

The Raqs Media Collective (Jeebesh Bagchi, Monica Narula & Shuddhabrata Sengupta)  are a contemporary art practice based in New Delhi. Their work takes the form of installations, video, photography, image-text collages, on- and off-line media objects, performances and encounters. They cross contemporary and media art practice with historical and philosophical speculation, research and theory. The Raqs collective have exhibited widely, including at Documenta 11, and the Venice, Istanbul, Sao Paulo, Taipei and Sydney Biennales. Works by Raqs Media Collective are part of several major contemporary art collections and museums, including the Thyssen-Bornemisza 21 Contemporary Art Collection, Vienna, the Shumita & Arani Bose Collection, New York, The Centre Pompidou, Paris, The Berger Collection, Moon Chu Collection, Hong Kong and Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon.

In 2007, they curated The Rest of Now in Bolzano/Bozen for the seventh edition of the Manifesta Biennial of Contemporary Art in Europe. In 2000, they co-founded the Sarai initiative ( at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in Delhi.  They are members of the editorial collective of the Sarai Reader Series.

Seepage, a collection of Raqs' essays and image-text works was published by Sternberg Press, Berlin & New York in 2010. Raqs媒体小组  -  动力沉思 (Raqs Media Collective - Kinetic Contemplations) a collection of essays by and about Raqs has been published (in Chinese) by Beepub Press, Beijing, 2013