Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran's project CCTV Social is being shown as a 30-minute video at Space Hamilton, Seoul as part of the exhibition
"The Second Order", curated by Ji Yoon Yang.
Opening December 7th, 2010.
Artists talk by Ashok Sukumaran: "Postscript on the Order of Networks"
December 18th, 4pm
In March 2008, artists Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran collaborated with several Manchester authorities to open working CCTV environments to a general audience. People normally 'subjected' by this infrastructure came into the control rooms to observe and monitor this condition, so endemic to the UK, where there is approximately one police camera for every six citizens. About thirty people signed up for one-hour sessions in two control rooms in the city. These sessions became somewhat like a clinic, where both police and participants discussed symptoms, anxieties and inoculations for 'public health,' under surveillance. The film is a documentation of some moments, from these several hours of curious encounters.
On three screens, a city-symphony filmed by automated CCTV cameras in Amsterdam. The optical and motor capacities of these cameras are pushed to an extreme. Certain human subjects reappear near or far in the images, suggesting a form of reciprocal knowledge or intent, a secret pattern between cameras and people.
In March 2008 Shaina Anand collaborated with Manchester Metropolitan University and Arndale Shopping Centre to open working CCTV environments to a general audience. People normally 'enclosed' by these networks came into the control rooms to view, observe and monitor this condition, endemic in the UK.
Beginnings is an exhibition tracing some of the conceptual and artistic origins of CAMP. At ARGOS, Brussels as part of new beginnings at ARGOS itself.
Part I: From Janata Colony to Janata Colony premieres as an online movie on a purpose built research platform.
CAMP performs the housing histories trilogy live on 20 21 22 September during the opening week.
Ishara Art Foundation
A 100-foot long branching sequence of cutouts drawing from the photo archives of The Hindu, a 140-year old newspaper. Cutouts here are a way of reframing existing photographs as new organisms and to create a new boundary or border for the image.
On three screens, a city-symphony filmed by automated CCTV cameras in Amsterdam pushing their optical and motor 'patrolling' capacities to an extreme.
In advance of CAMP's solo at De Appel and in collaboration with LIMA - a screening of two of the studio’s earlier acclaimed projects that examine surveillance, society, and cinematic apparatus.
New work at the Chennai Photobiennial, drawing from the photo archives of The Hindu, a 140-year old newspaper based out of Chennai.
CAMP presented at the Inhabited Sea roundtable at IIT Bombay. "An initiative that seeks to create a new imaginary for the terrain of Mumbai."
Save the date for this event with Aajeevika Bureau. The format is, watching 60 projected photographs over two hours, while talking about them. Several photographers will attend.