Country of the Sea

Gallery: Country of the Sea, Transmediale
From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf, 2013

Feature-length film by sea between western India, eastern Africa and the Persian gulf. First shown at a purpose built outdoor cinema on the creekside in Sharjah in 2013, where many of the sailors gather. Shown in Documenta 13 in an abridged form, as part of the installation The Boat Modes.

83 mins. Original format(s): HDV, SDV, VHS, Cellphone videos (variable). Stereo audio and in-cameraphone music.

The Country of the Sea

Single exposure solar cyanotype print on cotton fabric
CAMP with Shunya collective and Clark House Initiative 22 x 5 feet
An image of the sea as its own “country”, with frontier towns at its edges disorients an easy reading of this territory

The Annotated "Gujarat and the Sea" Exhibition, 2011

An exhibition that builds upon photos of another exhibition that was made of photos of....

In the Heart of Another Country: The Diasporic Imagination Rises

Featuring The Country of the Sea

From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf

On Display at Tate Modern, Media Networks, till November 2022

The Country of the Sea

Single-exposure solar cyanotype print on cotton fabric
2015
16 X 5 feet
at Experimenter, Kolkata
Raster-Emerging from the grid
November 18 to December 31, 2016

CAMP with Shunya Collective present a large solar cyanotype map of the sea, part of the long-term maritime project Wharfage.

Wharfage

At first, a project on the creek in Sharjah in 2009, from where a large number of ships leave for Somali ports.

As If - III Country of the Sea

A journey with CAMP’s five-year Wharfage project and related maritime explorations.

Unpacking "Country of the Sea"

A non-imperial view from the 'Other Boat', counter to images of the 'distressed seas'. With a presentation and screening of From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf at Transmediale 2018.

Transversal Values: On New Forms of Coalitions

As politics fail, nationalist ideologies gain traction, and segregative tendencies multiply, an urge for a new, different “we” becomes apparent...

The Annotated "Gujarat and the Sea" Exhibition

(An exhibition building upon photos of another exhibition, and more)

The Annotated "Gujarat and the Sea" Exhibition

General Rehearsal A show in three acts from the collections of V-A-C, MMOMA and KADIST



Footage Films, Or Narrating a Dataset

with Visiting Scholars CAMP
(Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran)

We begin this fall semester's film class with a moratorium on audio-video capture.
100 days without your own images:)

Inlaks Fine Art Awardees 2024

CROWDED HOUSE
machines, skins, traps and five-year plans

CAMP, Urvar and Studio ON invite you to a one-day Open House of artworks and interactions with the 2024 Inlaks Fine Art Awardees, who have been in residence in Borivali for the past 4 weeks.

From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf

as part of
Heavy Metal Containers

July 9, 10 pm
July 13, 7:30 pm
July, 17 pm
July 29, 7:30 pm

Into the Midst Workshop

Months long workshop initiated by a group of artists in and around Delhi. To analyse contemporary mediation and media theory as a general phenomenon, to discuss emerging practice and theory, and to produce new work.
Part 1 @Sarai, April 20-22, 2024

Broken Cameras

featuring
The Neighbour Before the House
Al Jaar Qabla Al Daar
الجار قبل الدار

What the Cameras Saw and Remembered

Two films by CAMP
Al Jaar Qabla Al Daar (The Neighbour before the House)
From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf

Captial Circus (2009)

in
The Unfaithful Octopus
at
MAIIAM Contemporary

To See is To Change

with Bombay Tilts Down (2022) and A Photogenic Line, (2019) as part of Photo 24, Melbourne.
In this pair of large-scale works, CAMP explore two sides of their practice; one that produces experimental film and video, often with unusual equipment and angles of participation, and another that creates and animates archives of moving images, documents and photography.

Closing Party! BOMBAY TILTS DOWN

Low-End Therapy
By Swadesi crew Kaali Duniya (Bamboy/Tushar Adhav) with guest MC's Kranti Naari, Pratika, MC Mawali, Khabardar Revolt.
BassBrahma and RaakShas Sound
Equality on the dance floor.

All Events