Tag Archives: Raqs Media Collective

Shifting Connections

In the late 1970s, Milan Kundera – in the cynical equivalent to Joseph Beuys’ mantra, “We are all artists!” – bemoans the advent of hack writers: a mania, which stems, according to Kundera, from social isolation, excess leisure, and “the absence of dramatic social changes in the nation’s internal life”… [Read More…]

Between nothing and everything

“The Last International” takes up the utopian impulse that transported the First International from Europe to New York City in 1872. Sidestepping theatrical convention through a mélange of genres from symposium to improvisation to multimedia and storytelling, Raqs Media Collective upends time and space from the moment one hands over a ticket and enters… [Read More…]