Shubigi Rao, a visual artist and writer, creates complex and layered installations that reflect her interests, ranging from archeology and neuroscience to 13th to 15th century science and cultural genocide. Her installations include handmade books, drawings, etchings, pseudo-science machinery and garbage. She was recently granted the Centre for Contemporary Art 2015–2016 Artist in Residence.Read More
Her art, texts, films, and photographs look at current and historical flashpoints as perspectival shifts to examining contemporary crises of displacement, whether of people, languages, cultures, or knowledge bodies. As an artist, Rao's films, art, texts, and photographs have critically, poetically and wittily examined the systems of knowledge that structure our world.
Text courtesy Sundaram Tagore Gallery.