Anna Boghiguian & Goshka Macuga: Tagore’s Universal Allegories


Anna Boghiguian & Goshka Macuga: Tagore’s Universal Allegories

19 September – 23 November 2013
Preview: 18 September 2013


Rivington Place
London EC2A 3BA

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For Anna Boghiguian’s first significant showing in the UK she premieres a new commission for Iniva, A Play to Play, a group of works made at Tagore’s university, Santiniketan. A small stage populated by papier mache figures elicits Tagore’s love of theatre, accompanied by a display of drawings, photographs, sculptures, sketchbooks and embroidered fabrics.

Goshka Macuga reworks When was Modernism?(2008) an installation that evokes Kala Bhavana, the art college at Santiniketan. With stone benches arranged around a live tree, the piece echoes the outdoor campus, while a display of over thirty discarded student test pieces can be seen as fragments from a little known history of modernism.

Find out more about the exhibition.

Join a free exhibition tour led by curator Grant Watson on the 26 September at 6:30pm, or grab some inspiration in your lunch hour with our short lunchtime tours every Wednesday.

Stuart Hall Library

Iniva’s special collections Library at Rivington Place:

The Stuart Hall Library is a valuable reference resource for students, researchers and all interested readers and is one of the leading UK libraries in the field of international visual art.

Library resources

The library holds a substantial collection of monographs, catalogues, periodicals, DVDs, CDs, slides and other media on visual arts and culture.

The collection focuses on contemporary art from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the work of British artists from diverse cultural backgrounds. The collection includes over 4,000 exhibition catalogues, 1,000 monographs – covering cultural, political, gender and media studies – and over 140 periodicals.

Library visitors can access the collection through the online catalogue. Titles can be searched by author, keyword, title, curator, artist or individual contributor.

Photocopying and wireless internet access

We provide photocopying and computer facilities with wireless internet access.


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