Shubigi Rao is a visual artist and writer whose interests range from archaeology, neuroscience, 13th-15th century science, 17th-19th century scholarship and exploration, language, libraries, historical acts of cultural genocide, contemporary art theory and natural history.
Her work involves complex layered installations comprising handmade books, text, drawings, etchings, pseudo-science machinery and archives.
She is currently visiting public and private collections, libraries and archives all over the world for 'Pulp: A Short Biography of the Banished Book', a decade-long film, book and visual art project about the history of book destruction.
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