producing & curating
The Feminist Killjoys Reading Group is seeking new members!
In January 2017, Rajni Shah Projects shared its remaining company funds equally between 19 individuals, who had responded to a call for proposals. This was the final act of the company, which will formally close on March 31, 2017.
Lying Fallow was a series of gatherings for 30 people exploring the notion of 'lying fallow' - curated and produced by Mary Paterson, Rajni Shah, Susan Sheddan and Tiffany Charrington.
Beyond Glorious: the radical in engaged practices
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Rajni led this workshop as part of the DIY series of workshops in 2009. Please read on for a copy of the call for proposals and a link to the final report as a PDF.
José Torres Tama is an interdisciplinary artist fusing multiple genres in his exploration of the effects of media on race relations, the “American Dream” mythology, and the Latino immigrant experience.
Rajni has worked as Project Director for the Live Art Development Agency on a series of projects during 2006-8 under the umbrella title Restock, Rethink, Reflect.
What’s missing – eating, talking, sharing challenge: regaining autonomy in performance training
This workshop was developed out of a desire for community, challenge and peer to peer support specifically amongst mid career solo and independent performance artists. Its aims were to facilitate training for a small group of artists who might come together and create spaces within which to explore different questions around working with the body in performance. The process began with a private blog for four artists - a virtual space in which to share thoughts, questions, images and experiences. After six months of blogging, three of the artists came together in London and each led a day's workshop concluding in a dinner.
Rajni worked with artists Sheila Ghelani, Sally Marie and Kira O'Reilly for this project.