In the Open or In Stealth, curated by Raqs Media Collective at MACBA (31 October 2018 to 17 March 2019), was a site of discovery in which multiple histories and geographies were brought into dialogue towards contemplating the future with a plurality of possibilities and queries. It wove in 30 artists.
Shveta Sarda is a translator and editor based in Delhi. From 2001 to 2014, she worked at Sarai with the Cybermohalla Ensemble, whose writings she translated from Hindi into English. She is editor of their publications, including Trickster City (Penguin-India, 2010, translated from Bahurupiya Shehr, Rajkamal, 2007) and co-editor of Cybermohalla Hub (Sternberg, 2012). She has edited Raqs’ With an Untimely Calendar (2015) and the XI Shanghai Biennale books (2016-17). She is the translator of Bhisham Sahni’s Mansion and Basanti (Penguin-India, 2016.)
The objects are intended to have the objective character of industrial products. They are not intended to represent anything other than what they are. The previous categorization of the arts no longer exists.