Raju Rage

I Would’ve Done Everything For You… @ The Plug, May 27 – 28

25 May 2016

The I Would’ve Done Everything For You / Gimme More! apartment group exhibition is on at London’s The Plug, opening May 27 and running to May 28.

Hosted by “The Velvet Aphrodite, The Laser Cupid & The Angry Eros” and curated (with love) by Cédric Fauq, the event features work by 19 “✭ Showrunners ✭”, including  Adam Saad, Paul MahekeLindsey Mendick, Marguerite HumeauPaloma Proudfoot, and Raju Rage among others.

The exhibition announcement comes accompanied by a title insinuating an unequal give-and-take arrangement, partly inspired by Britney’s Spears single Gimme More, released on the US pop star’s infamous 2007  Blackout album, and an excerpt of the lyrics credited to its songwriters Danja, Jim Beanz, Keri Hilson and Marcella Araica.

There will also be text interventions by Georgia René-Worms and Zach Soudan, and posters by Nithin Karivardhan.

See the FB event page for details.**

Adam Saad, 'Cruis(IN) Portal (Dreamlover) I & II' (2015) Install view. Courtesy Arcadia Missa, London.
Adam Saad, ‘Cruis(IN) Portal (Dreamlover) I & II’ (2015). Install view. Courtesy Arcadia Missa, London.

Ruptures… @ Association of British Insurers, Dec 12

7 December 2015

The Ruptures; Between the City and the Art World artist conference is taking place at London’s Association of British Insurers on December 12.

As the first instalment in the Ruptures “critical nomadic platform”, the event applies to the series remit of being held in “expected and unexpected” spaces with this one being “The Boardroom” of the ABI building and exploring the “contamination of the corporate” in art.

The conference is conceived “in partnership” with Jesse Darling, Maryam Monalisa Gharavi, JK_NET, Paul Maheke, Raju Rage and Takeshi Shiomitsu, and aims to explore the “implications of engaging with the boardroom as an art space”. It also includes a screening of Coco Fusco’s ‘Operation Atropos’ (2006) and a Skype appearance from Mike Bonanno of The Yes Men, all of will be live-streamed on the day by thisistomorrow

 See the event page for details.**

INVITATION RUPTURES

NEWGenNow: Binary Static @ The White Building, Feb 3

2 February 2015

[ space ] gallery brings the event titled NEWGenNow: Binary Static to The White Building on February 3.

The event comes as the first in a series exploring intersectionality in the digital age. The cyberfeminism programme NEWGenNOW, which Binary Static opens, investigates the tensions between gendered identity (constructed or not) and network behaviour.

The evening begins with a screening of ‘cut your coat according to your cloth’ by Raju Rage of Collective Creativity Arts Collective, followed by a panel discussion with Rage and fellow collective member Evan Ifekoya, chaired by Juliet Jacques.

See The White Building event page for details. **

‘cut your coat according to your cloth’ preview by Raju Rage