Raqs Media Collective

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Raqs Media Collective was formed in 1992 by independent media practitioners Jeebesh Bagchi, Monica Narula and Shuddhabrata Sengupta. Members of the collective are resident at the Sarai Media Lab, Delhi, where they work on projects interpreting the city and urban experience; make cross-media works; collaborate on the development of software; design and conduct workshops; administer discussion lists; edit publications; write, research and co-ordinate several research projects and public activities of Sarai. Most recently, the members of Raqs were co-curators of Manifesta 7, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art which took place in Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy this past summer.

Raqs Media Collective is based in New Delhi, India

Solo Exhibitions
The Capital of Accumulation, Project 88, Mumbai
The Things That Happen When Falling in Love, Baltic Center, Gateshead
Lightbox, Tate Britain, London
Escapement, Frith Street Gallery, London
Oracle and Heirophants, Ikon, Birmingham
Decomposition, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong
Building Sight, Watermans Gallery, London [Curatorial Project]
The KD Vyas Correspondence Vol.1, Museum of Communication, Frankfurt
The Anthropometry of the Soul, iniVA, London [ Lecture Performance]
There has been a Change of Plan, Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi
The Impostor in the Waiting Room, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York
The Wherehouse, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels
The Listening Room [Performance, with andcompamy&co], Das TAT, Frankfurt
Co-Ordinates, Roomade Office for Contemporary Art, Brussels
Group Exhibitions
Conundrum, Bose Pacia, New York
29th Sao Paulo Bienniale 2010, Sao Paulo
8th Shanghai Bienniale, Shanghai
The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London
Indian Highway, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
Experimental Geography, Traveling Exhibition (Canada + USA)
A Question of Evidence, Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Indian Highway, Serpentine Gallery, London
Chalo India, Mori Museum, Tokyo
Collection as Aleph, Kunst Museum Graz
Territorial Phantom, Netherlands Media Art Institute
Neighbourhood Secrets, Stavanger/Sandnes
The Santhal Family, MUHKA, Antwerp
Horn Please, Kunstmuseum Berne Urban Manners, HANGAR BICOCCA, Milan Istanbul
Biennial India: New Installations, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh
Shooting Back, Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
The Thermocline of Art, ZKM, Karlsruhe
Touring Show, Rhizome.Org at the New Museum of Contemporary Art World Factory, San Francisco Art
Institute, USA Art of the Possible, Lund Konsthalle, Sweden
The Backroom, San Francisco (New Langton Arts and San Francisco Camerawork), Los Angeles (Culver City), Mexico City (University Claustro de Sor Juana), Paris (KadistArt Foundation)
Dictionary of War, Graz Ogaki Biennale of New Media Art, Ogaki Academy: Learning from Art, MuHKA, Antwerp Public Moment, Seoul Sub-contingent, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Zones of Contact, Sydney Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Utopia Station, Princeton
Building Sight, On Difference #2, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart
Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, California
Digital Discourse, Malta, Edge of Desire, Perth, New York, Berkeley, New Delhi
Linked: Connectivity and Exchange, Govett Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Cultural Futures, AUT, Auckland
Icon: India Contemporary, 51st Venice Biennale
Venice Beyond, 2nd Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou Citizen, London, Leicester, Belfast
Ephemeral Cities: A Project Space, Deptford X, London
Building Ghost Transmissions, Cubitt Gallery & Studios, London World Information City, Bangalore
International 04, Tate Gallery Café, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool
ISEA04, Tallinn
Adaptations, Apex Art Gallery New York
Adaptations, Fredrecianum, Kassel
Do you Believe in Reality?, Taipei Beinnial 2004, Taipei
Frauen Museum, Bonn
Squeaky Wheel, Buffalo
The Structure of Survival, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice
Utopia Station, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice
Georgaphy and the Politics of Mobility, Generali Foundation, Vienna
Image Asia, Copenhagen
How Latitudes Become Forms, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis
Emocao Art.Ficial, Itau Cultural Centre, Sao Paulo
Kingdom of Piracy, Ars Electronica, Linz
Belfast Festival at Queen's, Belfast
Documenta 11, Kassel