MANGALA | Video & Installation Art | 4th July 2009
"This body of works deals with understanding one’s ‘self ’, within the periphery of my immediate surroundings. The self here evolves from its familiar physical form to engage with issues such as gender and identity. The essence of the self is the reflection of its gender-specific lived experiences, which has become the core context of my current preoccupation. Through these works I have tried to assimilate my lived experiences as a woman, negating the notion of being ,in the hope of a meaningful existence, trying to put forward my concerns against marginalization[which is often misunderstood and dismissed], and, trying to raise a few inherent questions, only to get invisible answers." More...
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