PARTICIPANT / Shubigi Rao

  • Name Shubigi Rao
  • Country Singapore
 

Artist and writer Shubigi Rao’s interests include archaeology and neuroscience, libraries and archival systems, histories and lies, literature and violence, migratory patterns and global geopolitics, and ecologies and natural history. She is currently visiting extant and extinct public and private libraries and archives globally for ‘Pulp: A Short Biography of the Banished Book‘, a decade-long film, book, and art project about the history of book destruction and the subjugation of peoples. Publications include Pulp: A Short Biography of the Banished BookVol. I of V (2016), History’s Malcontents: The Life and Times of S. Raoul (2013). She was featured in the 10th Taipei Biennial (2016), 3rd Pune Biennale (2017), and 2nd Singapore Biennale (2008), and the Singapore Writers Festival (2016, 2013). She lectures part-time in art theory, art history, and dissertation writing for undergraduate and graduate studies at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, where she obtained her MFA (First Class), and BFA (First Class). She also holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature from Delhi University, India.