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The Idea of Time and Death

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Residue of the performative act is with reference to time and historical notes to decode the time and related futuristic crisis of human civilization. Here, we have used the methods to understand the correlation of action and object (keeping in mind the various acts in history and war). according to my understanding, all objects have their own time and uses. In my last two years’ work, i have explored the performance, alternative photography installation, usage of images and sculptural objects and videos as a medium to understand the notion of performative acts through which we can trace the past and future.
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Through my lens based performance,Drawing,Video,Sculpture,Installation . I will represent the mythological and historical symbolic references as a fictional narration of present time (through different acts evident in history of religious icons)

This is about how extremist right political parties are using religious patriotism (Hindutva), racial and communal issues for their political benefits. Such acts and other such leftover history related to it has helped me in defining the condition and situation of present India in India as well as the world. I have taken the word ”Mara” which means death from an anecdote about the creator of  Indian epic Ramayan where it is described that when Valmiki was thief, he got a message from sky to write about the glorious life of lord Rama, after this message he started chanting ”mara” and in this process he kept chanting the word ”Mara”. After certain time when he realized his mistake,  The actual name is “RAM ” at that moment, he got enlightened. 

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Another reference is from 1992 when RSS and their allied groups started asserting the concept of ”rama rajya” (and idealist state of the times of Rama) where everyone was happy and ethical. This agenda of such organizations is to make India a Hindutva Nation of one race and religion. They want to bring Ram Rajya again. In the same breathe, they demolished the Babri mosque to build a great temple for Rama (where they think there once existed a temple which Babur demolished in order to build a masjid/mosque). They claimed that it was the place where Ram was born, this demolition led to killings and riots in different regions of India. Therefore, I am using an icon of lord Ram to repereesent past and future aspects of time.
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Now I see the word ‘Rama” as death(like Valmiki once chanted) where there is death of idol, civilization. It now represents a narrow understanding of religion and patriotism.
 
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Screen shot form Video “Motherland and Other story “
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The project in collaboration with Sreeraj tr ,Swasthikk korathi,Rizwan basheer,Gokul Balachandran,,Ravi Ranjan ,Kartik kumar,Pankaj Bhardwaj ,Shiv Kumar, Arfaaz kagalwala, Anita kumari, Sachin gond, Dastaan culture lab,Ayush Gupta,Alok kumar,Umesh kumar singh ,shivangi singh, Khurshid ahmad chand ,Tara Tamang
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How many times it happened there ,Before we called it Performance(weight of stone)

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My practice of performance is direct or some time I will be correspondence of my act, Death and memory and witnessing of all in space history and fiction narration of such space. Allow me to work and deal with different method, through the image making wit body or photography, I believe i am a painter I am using photography as a painting method, here All space is from my native city Deoghar (Jharkhand) where I grown up since then I visit my city, and water problem day bay day increasing in city, and there is no any resource, there is rain river emerge in monsoon day after that in summer it get dry, so my memory the river in child hood as well now total change and it was all most death space, even the sand is big issue of land Mafia, as well stone are using for cement factory and building making all are political and lace issue which we are dealing with, lot of murder case for all mafia now in survey of environment after 15 year there is no water, water lave1 will draw so deep, so there possible to not excess water from won, every one buying water thought the performance making or before I visit space for knowing and understating the situation and history I thought is very hidden process of performance and convection between me and my body, space and fact of survey. Then I perform in the space, so for me; I am re performing in same space, and that is reference with the death happen before so many time for water, land, sand and stone. Therefore my action is repletion of all those real and fictional fact of space.

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How many times it happened there ,Before we called it Performance(weight of stone)

Place -Deoghar ,Jharkhand ,India

Photography assistant – Mukund Ananad

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Duration -00:30:00

 

The Whole Land Shall be a desolation By #futurecollaborations

Idea and  development process of Collaborative Performance  and Video Installation For “The Whole Land  Shall be a desolation by #futurecollaborations

On going project by  #futurecollaborationsfotor_147523602713690

Initiator of #futurecollaboations  Premjish Acharya

Idea of collective Performance -The Body ,state and politics and the conflict of race, caste  and National identity .

Hence, we choose the Abandon Building which is raze  by Delhi MCD and police. That is an conflict zone . Therefore people had tension of safety In Between body  and  Demolished building ,

When i show  that space.It  had notion of different Conflict state of mind . state,country and race issue . what we are going through in india (kashmir ,North-east state and others ) Israel ,Syria ,Iraqe ,Lybia, Even with-in   America .The issue about racial identity of people and killing of black people in U.S .

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This  going project by  #futurecollaborations

Concept and idea -B.Ajay Sharma ,

Space and location- B. Ajay Sharma

Idea Develop and constructed by C

Title-The Whole Land Shall be a desolation by Premjish Acharya

Film camera  and by Seema Dahiya

Photography -B. Ajay Sharma

photography Assisted – Kartik,#futurecollaborations

Each Member are design there won performance and move

Aditi Angiras

B. Ajay Sharma

Balagopalan Bala

M R Vishnu Prasad

Murari Jha

Nikita Maheshwary

Premjish Achari

Raj Sahani

 

Future collaboration is a Idea of Inquiry,

First phase  of idea and discotion between members , Mr. Vishnuprasad , Premjish Acharya Each discussion was  an  Exercise , sometime we just fight and nothing come out from that. But definitely it helped to construct the idea ,    so I called each meeting was representation of performative act for me , as well as building strength and commitment for collective

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 Exercise#2 “

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Exercise# 3 

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Exercise# 4

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After searching for new space for performance In front of KHOJ Artist residency building

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img-20160902-wa0002Raj Sahani-Scribbling on his Idea and execution

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Murari Jha :- Scribbling on his Idea and execution

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reference link -http://www.pewglobal.org/topics/wars-and-international-conflicts/

 

 

HOW MANY TIMES IT HAPPENED THERE ,BEFORE WE CALLED IT A PERFORMANCE

 

Before the Performance , There is hidden conversation between Body and mind ,

often there was a Wetness before us ,

Thereafter ,we are witnessing the space

every now and then ,
time and death ,

perhaps it was the History

 

 

and we call time ,

thought ,
the story was stolen, hidden in side the Sand Graves

what we carry on ,

Probably ,

often we called The performance

How may times the convection happened

before witnessing
The Body ,Space and Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The lament of Painted photo

I want to be blind ,

You know,

I love you too,

till core of elctron. 

That UV expose our  larva 

I love .

you know for shake of fuck 

I love to be die with your dissoution dermis. 

I thought we are making someting togather 

that was 

deep void  in my dong 

you know love couldn’t die 

with you 

when you will rise with that darkness 

i will sleep with

that darkness  again

and again ……

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The lament of Painted  photo

The idea behind this Cynotype print  try to look at seemingly unimportant and useless things such as darkness and motionlessness while opening a space for self reflection. The smallness of the sound and the peace of darkness and stillness will allow us to rest the mind.

Our whole universe is made of darkness and light, these polar energies make everything that is known to us. We tend to focus on light most of our waking hours but it is in darkness that we can connect to the outer spheres of our surroundings.

Blanckness gives us the possibility to rest the mind and to be able to look again at the world in a new light. During meditation, we force our mind to achieve complete stillness and to exit all images in the eye of our mind, thus facing a blank/dark moment. This installation attempts to immerse the visitor into such an

experience. Darkness gives us the power of imagination where all creative images arise.

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