November 21, 2011
Ashok Sukumaran is part of the current Cubitt exhibition "The City is a Blazing, Burning Bonfire". He proposed this discussion as a way of listening to Owen Hatherley's evocation of a vital and equitable modernist style, while exploring "infrastructure" as a reality and metaphor of distribution systems, technological affect, and struggles to build.
"The City is a Blazing, Burning Bonfire"
23 October 2011 - 28 December 2012
Al Jaar Qabla Al Daar (The neighbour before the house)
is part of
The Matter Within
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
October 15 2011 - January 29 2012
September 23, 2011 - December 8, 2011
This exhibition proposes an after-form and before-form for two of art's (and our own) usual objects. The first is a film that was shot over last year on the English Channel that is now re-installed in Kolkata, making a certain claim for its universality. The second is a "not-yet-film" treatment of the Radia leaks as a screenplay, with an audio guide as its soundtrack. Both these are moments lit up by separate alignments of, broadly, government, technology, and opportunity...
Al Jaar Qabla Al Daar
CCTV video, 60 mins Screening and discussion with Ashok Sukumaran and Shaina Anand
New Museum Theater
A 72-minute film resulting from a CCTV video project shot in Jerusalem/ Al Quds with eight palestinian families, from and around their homes. Screenings are every 90 minutes starting 10 am, the last screening is at 8 pm. At Bait Al Serkal, Upto May 7, 2011.