The Otolith Group, founded in 2002, is a research-based project by Anjalika Sagar and Kodwo Eshun based in London. The Group focuses on the essay film as a form that seeks to look at conditions, events and histories in their most expanded form.They are commissioned to develop and exhibit their art works, their research, installations, and publications by a wide range of museums, public and private galleries, biennials, foundations and other bodies. They have curated and co-curated programmes and exhibitions including, A Cinema of Songs and People: The Films of Anand Patwardhan at the Tate Modern, The Inner Time of Television ( a collaboration with Chris Marker ), The Journey, by Peter Watkins at the Tate Modern, On Vanishing Land by Mark Fisher and Justin Barton, The Militant Image (ongoing) , the touring exhibition The Ghosts of Songs: A Retrospective of The Black Audio Film Collective 1982-1998, Harun Farocki. 22 Films: 1968-2009 at Tate Modern and the touring programme Protest conceived as part of the Essentials: The Secret Masterpieces of Cinema commissioned by the Independent Cinema Office.


(Still from the Performance Communists Like Us, Beirut 2010. 
Photo: Houssam Mchaiemch.)