The construction of skyscrapers, roadways developmental projects, malls and high-rises or of apartments in quiet neighbourhoods in the city of Kolkata and the developing suburbia: the image of the city in construction which adorns the landscape of the city is, quite literally, built by migrant labourers, who are mainly masons by profession. The influx […]
‘Retention’ employs Video, Sound and Old photographs to re-explore and reinvent history as conveyed through close introspection of a place, an object or entity which comprises what we refer to as the ‘history’ of a time. This close introspection of a place, an object or entity not only evokes in us a sense of the […]
In ‘Purple Portrait’, the artist has photographed himself before places which depict the causes of environmental disharmony and disequilibrium.
Sliced visuals of an abandoned factory, apparently deserted and barred, where political slogans adorn the walls depicting the plight of the victimized factory-employees and the work suspension notice hangs over the entrance, now yellowish and pale, convey no impassioned thoughts and nonchalant feelings of human activity and existence. But looking at it closely, the desolation […]