REDUX, REDUX |ENTER THROUGH THE SIDE-DOOR | SHREYAS KARLE – GUFTUGU

Guftugu – a quarterly e-journal

Two containers; 12cms x 7cms (length x diameter); glass; 2016

Two containers; 12cms x 7cms (length x diameter); glass; 2016

“The set of glasses underlines two different notions:
One is connected to the household disciplinarian and the latter to the worldview of an individual.
The practice of filling drinking water to the brim makes it difficult to drink causing the water to spill on the drinker. The diction hole works as a corrector to the language of filling water.

The other glass underlines the overused pessimist-optimist debate of the glass being half-empty or half-full. The given reality is further stagnated by the introduction of the hole, which also disables the idea of a filled glass. In both the cases, the hole acts as temperance to the existence of the water in the glass.
The former idea underlines the routine act and its disciplined water level thus projecting the concern of an individual towards the politics of the domestic. The latter philosophical stagnant lays out the concerns of an individual towards a social spectrum based on his/her personal view. This attitude is common to all kinds of socio-cultural-political backgrounds. The object deals with both inward and outward human behaviour…”

REDUX, REDUX |ENTER THROUGH THE SIDE-DOOR | SHREYAS KARLE – GUFTUGU

 

 

 

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