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About project88blogadmin

The daughter product of Galerie 88, Kolkata, Project 88 was started by Sree Goswami. The 4000 square feet gallery is housed in a century old metal printing press. The gallery supports emerging and established artists in long-term relationships to facilitate understanding and awareness of their continually evolving practices within India and internationally.
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  In looking for landscape— Eyes by the windowsill wait for the brain to light up the slope of the hill. Thought cuts a strobe to the farthest reaches of the horizon. Beds of flowers appear at the edge of … Continue reading


“8688”: Walk-through by Diana Campbell Betancourt

8688 is an exhibition that challenges our perception of opposites. It is only by looking as far past ourselves as possible that we can understand what makes us who we are. The exhibition turns Project 88 on its side (a … Continue reading

Sanjeev Mirajkar

a note on STALKINGS AND OTHER STORIES – Prajna Desai

One thing after another. The ecstasy of narrative begins early, inside the womb while listening to the story from the other side, at the playground with imaginary companions doing your bidding, or in that first fib about how you got … Continue reading

Hemali Buta, Measure of a foot, Installation view

On entering a quarry – Nida Ghouse

  On entering a quarry, one enters the earth. One descends into that which as long as it existed could not be accessed. A rock is a record of everything that formed it—the magma of millions of years since a volcano … Continue reading

Prajakta Potnis
Digital print on Archival photo rag paper
57.5 x 85.5 inches

“When the wind blows” – Atreyee Gupta

When the wind blows. Quotidian objects of domestic use – table fans, chopping boards, kitchen mixers, synthetic packing material – take on the semantic and material qualities of drawing, photography, and sculpture to chart conceptual routes between drawing and photography, … Continue reading

Mahesh Baliga
Feeding the Beast
casein on canvas
36 x 48 inches

Passages from Reclusive Conversations – Prajna Desai

    Emperor Joseph II: My dear young man, don’t take it too hard. Your work is ingenious.It’s quality work. And there are simply too many notes, that’s all. Just cut a few and it will be perfect. Mozart: Which … Continue reading

Neha Choksi
The Weather Inside Me
Video Installation including 8 1 digital videos on CRT tube television, 8 1 wooden stands
2007 – 2010

Earthbound/ Earth Bound – Maya Kóvskaya

earth·bound ˈərTHˌbound/ adjective adjective: earth-bound 1. attached or restricted to the earth.”  ~a flightless earthbound bird.” 2. attached or limited to material existence as distinct from a spiritual or heavenly one. ~”her earthbound view of the sacrament.”   As unprecedented ecological … Continue reading

Image Copyright: Desire Machine Collective

Noise Life – Kaushik Bhaumik

  This show will baffle visitors for many reasons. For one, there is a lot happening within it that will seem chaotic and pointless. Then there will be the interference between noise and image. This relationship between noise and image … Continue reading


Touched – Neha Choksi

Organized annually since 2009 by the Whitechapel Gallery, Artists’ Film International showcases artists working with film, video and animation, selected by 14 partner organizations around the world and presented over the course of a year at each venue. This is … Continue reading


No Less A Drawing – Prajna Desai

  There is the honoured way to draft a picture, to let a tip nick a surface. This is how drawing began when a point was pushed to make a mark. Beyond running on paper a pencil or pen, lead … Continue reading