Eshan Rafi is a Chicago-based artist working in performance and video. Their works deal with the intersection of political events and personal archives, often staging the impossibility of representation. Rafi’s work has been shown at M:ST 9 Biennale, Calgary, Sharjah Film Platform, Beirut Art Centre, and nGbK, Berlin. They are an MFA candidate in Art, Theory and Practice at Northwestern University.
An open-source, collaborative diary for creating archival alliances. We identify “commoning the archive” as a disobedient, decolonized, autonomous, subversive, and rogue practice. Hereby, we can approach it as a collective mnemonic practice.