Country of the Sea

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

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

From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf, 2013

Feature-length travelogue 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....

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



You Are Now

as part of
Proposals for a Memorial to Partition
Curated by Murtaza Vali

CAMP draws a series of lines between this and that exhibition.Not only between country A and country B, or horizontally between peoples or on the plane of "cultural exchanges" or "extra-national space", but vertically, or diagonally, reaching out to an actual place, to its actual power and presence.

GHAR MEIN SHEHAR HONA - Part III

at de(Coding) Mumbai
With Shaina, Ashok and Simpreet
and Adarsh, Alyque, Naezy, Nayak, Medha, Sandeep, Rajjo, Tiger.

Passages through Passages الرفيق قبل الطريق

A survey exhibition of the spatial, technical and cultural imaginations cultivated by CAMP.

When the Cold Blows

A performance by our collaborators on cctv.camp, Seoul Express. More details: https://njpart.ggcf.kr/when-the-cold-blows/.

The Neighbour before the House الجار قبل الدار

EYEWITNESS
New Media Gallery

From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf

Watch and Chill
M+
West Kowloon Cultural District

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