IN HER NEW WORK CHOKSI TESTS HER BELIEF THAT TO LEARN TO BE ONESELF, ONE ALWAYS NEEDS OTHERS – MANCHESTER ART GALLERY

Neha Choksi
New North and South
Manchester Art Gallery
Saturday 30 September, 2017 – Sunday 25 February, 2018

Neha Choksi ''Untitled,'' 2017 (production still)

Neha Choksi ”Untitled,” 2017 (production still)

“Neha Choksi sets up simple yet memorable situations to create poetic, absurd and psychologically engaging works. Her new multi-channel film installation features the artist and her friends. Exploring the relationship between herself and her community, she tests her belief that to learn to be oneself, one always needs others. The film has been shot on the construction site for an expansive and modernizing Jain ashram in India. Inventing open ended and playful situations for her participants, Choksi examines the connections and tensions between solitude and collaboration….”

IN HER NEW WORK CHOKSI TESTS HER BELIEF THAT TO LEARN TO BE ONESELF, ONE ALWAYS NEEDS OTHERS – MANCHESTER ART GALLERY

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