In The Sovereign Forest, artist and film maker Amar Kanwar tells a story of exploitation and its consequences. Assisted by poetry and through films, texts, photographs, objects and an installation, Kanwar shows how the story also involves a fight for human rights, for justice and the preserving of knowledge and memory. The exhibition is a result of his collaboration with editor and activist Sudhir Pattnaik, and graphic designer and film maker Sherna Dastur.
Artist Do Ho Suh investigates architecture as both physical and psychological rooms. In the large Passage/s installation, the artist combines passages and corridors from the different homes he has lived in. In translucent textile structures, he gives form to experiences of mobility and change; crossing borders and moving between different mental spaces.
Dada is Dada presents paintings, drawings, documents, photography, collages, objects, sound recordings, and films from one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century. Dada began in 1916 in Zurich as a reaction to the conservative values of bourgeois society and conventional aesthetic ideals, to nationalism and the on-going First World War. In just a few years, the movement developed into a network of collaborations spread widely across the world, engaging more than 150 artists.