The Radical Contemporary Podcast

Alserkal Spotlight: Rashid Rana x Volte Art Projects

January 23, 2024 Season 10 Episode 130
The Radical Contemporary Podcast
Alserkal Spotlight: Rashid Rana x Volte Art Projects
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Show Notes

Introducing The Radical Contemporary Podcast x Alserkal Avenue podcast Sustainability Spotlight mini-series in collaboration with Alserkal Avenue and hosted by Radical Contemporary founder Nour Hassan. These interviews were recorded and released during COP28, UAE, 2023.  

The series is focused on #actionism and is entitled "Actionists: Moving from Commitment to Action."

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In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Artist Rashid Rana, one of the most prominent artists in South Asia today. Rashid is notable for his pioneering works in new media art, pictorial strategies, and working in dramatically different modes; Rana has exhibited extensively at various galleries and museums globally. We speak about his current solo exhibition It Lies Beyond at Volte Art Projects at Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, UAE and how his creative process has evolved over the years and across cultures. 

Rana is a recipient of multiple awards including the Game Changer Asia Art Award and his works are in various public and private collections including the British Museum, London, Metropolitan Museum, New York, Fukuoka Museum of Art, Japan and Saatchi Collection, London. Rana’s recent design of the Pakistan Pavilion exterior at the World Expo 2020 Dubai received international acclaim.

For more information visit @rashidranastudio and @volteartprojects.

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