Ishara Online


    Web-series of artist presentations that explores the redefinition of artist studios in the 21st century.
    Interviews and dialogues between artists, writers, curators, art historians and thinkers from across disciplines.
    A platform dedicated to streaming audio, video, animated and simulated content developed by artists and creative practitioners.
    A collection of newly commissioned and existing texts that include artist writing, curatorial formulations and academic essays.

Static In The Air – Transformation 1 (Clusters)

A virtual tour of ‘Static In The Air’ in its first stage of transition, led by Sohrab Hura and Sabih Ahmed followed by a conversation with artists Farah Mulla, Jaisingh Nageswaran, Sathish Kumar and Zainab about their practices and their relationship with clusters, densities and layers in art-making

Static In The Air – Transformation 2 (Collapse)

A virtual tour of ‘Static In The Air’ in its second stage of transition, led by Sohrab Hura and Sabih Ahmed followed by a conversation with artists Katrin Koenning, Rahee Punyashloka and Yu Yu Myint Than about their practices and their relationship with collapsing of narratives and media.

Static In The Air – Transformation 3 (Intimacy)

A virtual tour of ‘Static In The Air’ in its third stage of transition ,led by Sohrab Hura and Sabih Ahmed followed by a conversation with artists Bunu Dhungana, Katrin Koenning, Kushal Ray and Sean Lee about their practices and how they navigate relationships that are familial and collaborative in art-making.

Static In The Air – Transformation 4 (Peaks)

A virtual tour of ‘Static In The Air’ in its fourth stage of transition led by Sohrab Hura and Sabih Ahmed followed by a conversation with artists Farah Mulla, Nida Mehboob, Protick Sarker and Reetu Sattar about their practices and working with heightened senses, amplifications and escalating conditions.

Static In The Air – Transformation 5 (Kheyal)

A virtual tour of ‘Static In The Air’ in its fifth stage of transition led by Sohrab Hura and Sabih Ahmed followed by a conversation with artists Aishwarya Arumbakkam, Munem Wasif and Prantik Basu about their practices and what it means to create environments of contemplation through artworks.

Static In The Air – Transformation 6 (Valves)

A virtual tour of ‘Static In The Air’ in its sixth stage of transition, led by Sohrab Hura and Sabih Ahmed followed by a conversation with artists the Nepal Picture Library and The Packet about their practices and how they regard archives as sites of accumulation and flows.

Scratches on Celluloid

A film that explores urban cinemas as symbols of state-enforced amnesia and collective attempts to remember in the changing landscapes of Jaffna and Lahore.

¿Qué es para usted la poesía? / What Is Poetry to You?

Chilean artist, poet, filmmaker and activist Cecilia Vicuña’s first documentary while residing in Colombia after the 1973 coup d’état.

GROWING LIKE A TREE

Essay by Sohrab Hura written as an extension to his curated exhibition ‘Growing Like A Tree’

Inder Salim – Every Page Soiled: #1 Azadi Parcham

Azadi Parcham is the first of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed for the exhibition ‘Every Soiled Page’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #2 Radio Bambur

Radio Bambur is the second of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed for the exhibition ‘Every Soiled Page’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #3 Try

Try is the third of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed as part of his artwork titled ‘Every Page Soiled’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #4 Kashmir Howl and Haake Bowl

Kashmir Howl and Haake Bowl is the fourth of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed as part of his artwork titled ‘Every Page Soiled’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #5 In Kashmiri, Paan Means Body

In Kashmiri, Paan Means Body is the fifth of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed as part of his artwork titled ‘Every Page Soiled’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #6 Jhunshun

Jhunshun is the sixth of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed for the exhibition ‘Every Soiled Page’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #7 Be Ches Ne Vyeth

Be Ches Ne Vyeth is the seventh of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed for the exhibition ‘Every Soiled Page’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #8 Shyam Ghat

Shyam Ghat is the eighth of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed for the exhibition ‘Every Soiled Page’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #9 Times of Olden-Golden Brij Lal

Times of Olden-Golden Brij Lal is the ninth of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed for the exhibition ‘Every Soiled Page’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #10 Press Conference

Press Conference is the tenth of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed for the exhibition ‘Every Soiled Page’.

Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled: #11 Coil Me Gentle

Coil Me Gentle is the eleventh of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed as part of his artwork titled ‘Every Page Soiled’. The work is presented in the context of ‘Every Soiled Page’, an exhibition of contemporary art organised by Ishara Art Foundation that runs from 19 September to 19 December 2020.

Alt+Shift+Studio: Introductory video

Introductory video of Alt+Shift+Studio by Sabih Ahmed

Alt+Shift+Studio: Umber Majeed

In this episode of Alt+Shift+Studio, artist Umber Majeed talks about the various sites and spaces that make up her studio.

Alt+Shift+Studio: Randhir Singh

In this episode of Alt+Shift+Studio, artist Randhir Singh talks about the various sites and spaces that make up his studio.

Alt+Shift+Studio: Abdul Halik Azeez

In this episode of Alt+Shift+Studio, artist Abdul Halik Azeez talks about the various sites and spaces that make up his studio.

Alt+Shift+Studio: Rajashri Goody

In this episode of Alt+Shift+Studio, artist Rajyashri Goody talks about the various sites and spaces that make up her studio.