By Raqs Media Collective, Monica Narula, Jeebesh Bagchi, Shuddhabrata Sengupta
Raqs is a be aware in Persian, Arabic and Urdu which means the trance kingdom that whirling dervishes input into after they whirl. you'll additionally ponder Raqs an acronym, for ''rarely requested questions.'' both manner, this e-book gathers texts authored via the Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective (Monica Narula, Jeebesh Bagchi and Shuddhabrata Sengupta), a bunch that may be defined as artists, curators, editors, and catalysts of cultural approaches. Co-curators of the 2008 manifesta 7 biennale, they co-founded Sarai (Centre for the learn of constructing Societies) and co-edit the Sarai Reader sequence. Their the world over famous paintings locates them on the intersection of up to date paintings, study and idea -- frequently taking the shape of installations, on-line and offline media items, performances and encounters.