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Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran in Residence

Public Programs

Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran in Residence

July 16 – 28 2011

Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran work individually and collectively with other artists, programmers, filmmakers, and theoreticians to investigate the implications of technology in the context of economic and material globalization. Anand and Sukumaran, together with Sanjay Bhangar founded CAMP in 2007 as a space “in which ideas and energies gather, and become interests and forms.” CAMP has also co-initiated PAD.MA, a deeply searchable online archive of annotated video material, primarily footage, and incomplete films. During their residency, Anand and Sukumaran will introduce their practices through a series of public programs and conduct research that will inform their contributions to the “The Generational,” the second New Museum Triennial, opening in February 2012.

July 16, 2011 2:00pm
Al Jaar Qabla al Daar (The Neighbor before the House, Jerusalem, 2009–11): Screening and Discussion with Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran
The Neighbor before the House is a series of video probes by CAMP (Shaina Anand, Ashok Sukumaran, and Nida Ghouse, with Mahmoud Jiddah, Shereen Barakat, and Mahasen Nasser-Eldin) into the landscape of East Jerusalem.

July 22, 2011 7:00pm
CAMP, or the Love of Technology: a talk by Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran
This talk, screening, and discussion consists of five proposals for undoing the impoverished metaphor of “networks” and asks what a more full-blooded love of technology could mean, for art, collectivity, and politics.

July 28, 2011 7:00pm
PAD.MA, and the Possible: presented by Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran
This was a specific proposal for how video material could exist and be “thrown forth” beyond the limits of the filmmaking economy, and past YouTube.