The Poppy RetakeVideo art installation connecting World War I with colonial narratives, spirits from the dead and video war games.
Footprint ModulationArt, interventions and conference exploring climate change, global justice and human displacement across five venues in Durham.
Chamada From Chico MendesInteractive Digital Carnival Installation inspired by environmental activism stories from across the world - including Chico Mendes.
Climate Justice, Science & RefugeesAn award-winning project inolving academics, scientists, artists and refugees.
RekindleInteractive video installations across five touch-screens on permanent display at the Manchester Museum
digital art, documentary, film, creative media, social justice & cultural practice
Film Production & Documentary
Compelling film and video is at the heart of Metaceptive: documentaries, artists film and drama. Understanding the subject and story, driving a vibrant process within tight time and budget constraints.
Digital Art & Exhibition
Metaceptive innovates with digital media and interactivity in a variety of creative projects. Work by the director Kooj has been exhibited internationally and includes curation, gallery installation, hybrid methods and work with live performance.
Social engagement & education
With over 30 years of experience working in social and community contexts, Metaceptive can provide critical sensitivity in building worthwhile voices that articulate important contexts and issues.
Current and Recent Projects
"The Poppy Retake" - coercion into war, involving an African woman who finds herself caught between colonial narratives from WWI, spirits from the dead and video war games.
Recent Blog posts:
India, Africa, the West Indies, colonialism and recruitment, impacts of war and our ongoing culture of war explored in two ...Read More
The Community Learning Festival 25th-27th July 2017 at MMU Brooks Building (Birley Fields Campus) is set up to celebrate the ...Read More
A year ago today, a dear friend of mine died of cancer. She was old but not that old and ...Read More
A new video art installation The Poppy Retake at Z-arts Centre launched on 18th April to a diverse and appreciative ...Read More
THE POPPY RETAKE is a new video art installation by Kooj Chuhan with an alternative take on World War I ...Read More
Tyneside cinema is to screen the 'Footprint Modulation' documentary followed by a showing of the feature film 'Climate Refugees' on ...Read More
Video of panel presentations from 'Linking Climate Change with Migration' public event 7th March 2016 at Kings College, which began ...Read More
Is the devastation of our climate forcing increased migration and is it projected to worsen in the future? A new ...Read More
The Impact Of Diasporas is a day-long event on Thurs 17th September 2015, including Kooj Chuhan's video art at Royal ...Read More
Selected posts by Kooj Chuhan during July or so on Metaceptive's Facebook page : Poster Film Collective progressive media in ...Read More