Grains of poetry in noncooperation, threaded into night ragas, flowing (soul techno) through
Track 'Gold' is a part of a radio loop to be played for a 1000 years into the future at Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany. Futurenostalgia.fm .
Kalachakra gathers temporal hacks within an archive of translated Hindi poetry spanning epochs. Synthesizing fragments in Hindi poetics with contrapuntal plead and spirituality,
BaRiya’s anthology represents language’s quantum and inherited nature. Or with what they describe as »chants and lore emanating from language’s dips into temporal devices,
of disrememberment, of devotion, of ruins, of elsewhere(s), of waiting, of delays; of restfulness.«
"Octo-Durga is a “journey of unearthing multi-dimensional oceanic sensory and para-⠀sensory conversations”. It is a multimedia manifestation questioning the obsolete dualities of humanity and nature, of earth and mind, of technology and culture. Created together with Eduardo Navarro and the Indian artists BaRiya
(Riya Raagini and Pratyush Pushkar), Octo-Durga invites us to dive into a state of mind that connects with an underwater world where tentacular and meditative visions speculate about newforms of living based on solidarity and communality." - TBA-21
On "The Corrupted Archive"
With Luca Spano
Prospect Art Org (los angeles)
Prospect Art is a forward-thinking, Los Angeles-based artist-run organization that fosters artists' careers by providing exposure through open dialogues, critical writing, project grants, and exhibitions.
Critical-Poetical dialogue with
Stephanie Deumer's 'A Diamond is Forever'
Commissioned by Prospect Art (prospectart.org) under the 'One Work' program : Dedicated to a critical dialogue that focuses on one specific completed work by an artist, uniting visual artists and critical writers.
Inside the live audio-visual-print archive of popular right-wing Indian polity broods in the background a ghost-like presence. Taking the shape of spells, parables, fables, deities, and mythologised nostalgia - an ancient extinct languaging weaves oddities inside and outside the parliament. This languaging-imaging manages much more than just consent - carving anticipations which often believe that etymology is destiny.
The paraphonic and polyphonic stays
and hums of the city.
Last imprints of the city’s contribution
to the spheres of sounds looming,