The Showroom
Holding Space Artist

Raju Rage

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Raju Rage is an interdisciplinary artist who is proactive about using art, education and activism to forge creative survival.

Based in London and working beyond, they primarily use their non-conforming body as a vehicle of embodied knowledge; to bridge the gap between dis/connected bodies, theory and practice, text and the body and aesthetics and the political substance. They work in performance, sculpture, soundscapes and moving image, focusing on techniques of resistance and utilising everyday objects and everyday life experiences in communicating narratives around gender, race and culture. They investigate history, memory and trauma, with an emphasis on colonial legacy, its continuation and impact on the body and contemporary diasporan identity.

They are an Educator and organiser and member of Collective Creativity arts collective.

Rage is an artist on the Holding Space programme as part of the Object Positions project at The Showroom.

Holding Space is a one-year programme of research and support for eight UK based artists, as part of the Object Positions programme. Working with curatorial fellow Teresa Cisneros, the group collaborate on research, production and programming for an exhibition to be held at The Showroom in 2018.