BOTTLING THE WORLD – Karanjeet Kaur

Published on 22 August, 2015 in LiveMint

Baptist Coelho has collected 448 bottles for his installation ‘Air (Travel).’ Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

Baptist Coelho has collected 448 bottles for his installation ‘Air (Travel).’ Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

“Baptist Coelho has his head in the air again. In 2009, the Mumbai artist had created Finally Found My Room Full Of Toys, a site-specific installation of thousands of folded white paper planes displayed to the automated tune of a music box. Glossed over by a wistful patina, the artwork was a nod to childhood aspirations and dreams arrested in flight. At Between Here And There, an exhibition of his latest works that began at Project 88 gallery on 13 August, Coelho goes back to the elements with Air (Travel)—an installation comprising bottled air from different parts of the world…”

Bottling the world – Baptist Coelho

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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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