Activities

Being Singular Plural
EXHIBITION

2012, March 2–June 6
At the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Curated by Sandhini Poddar.
The collective had installed, on the exterior of the museum, an interactive, round-the-clock public artwork Trespassers Will (Not) Be Prosecuted (2012), inspired by sounds collected in a sacred forest in northeastern India. The exhibition also includes two moving-image works: Residue (2011), a 35 mm film shot in an abandoned power plant in the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam, and Nishan (2007–2012 ), a four-channel video installation akin to a miniature painting in its microcosmic rumination of time and space, as experienced in a derelict apartment in Srinagar, Kashmir.... link

Trespassers will (not) be prosecuted 2012 @ Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York

PROJECT
 
Intense Proximity
EXHIBITION

2012, March 2–June 6
Intense Proximity is the 3rd edition of the La Triennale at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, curated by Okwui Enwezor. The collective had installed Residue (2011), a 35 mm film shot in an abandoned power plant in the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam....link

 

54th Venice Biennale
EXHIBITION

2012, March 2–June 6
Everyone Agrees: It's About to Explode at the 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, India Pavilion, Venice

Being Singular Plural
EXHIBITION

June 26–October 10, 2010
Moving Images from India. At the Deutsche Guggenheim Museum, Berlin. Two works by Desire Machine Collective: Residue and Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted were on view in this exhibition.... link

Subjective Projections
ONLINE EXHIBITION

ongoing
With its new exhibition platform "Subjective Projections", the Bielefelder Kunstverein is seeking to accommodate the dominance of moving images and is presenting an artistic video every four weeks via different channels. It invited Desire Machine Collective to show "25/75".... link

Periferry
CURATED SPACE

ongoing
Periferry is a nomadic space on ferry for hybrid practices. It is a trans-local initiative which looks at a critical uses of technology, collaborative experiments with local communities in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.It works as a laboratory for people engaged in cross disciplinary practice. The project focuses on the creation of a network space for negotiating the challenge of contemporary cultural production. It is located on a ferry on river Brahmaputra. Periferry aims to promote experimentation in art, ecology, technology, media and science and to create a public space and public domain, physical as well as virtual for critical reflections ... link