THE TIES THAT BIND – POOJA PILLAI

10 January, 2018 – The Indian Express

"Untitled Form I," Paper and Timber, 47.2 x 23.6 inches, 2017

“Untitled Form I,” Paper and Timber, 47.2 x 23.6 inches, 2017

“A thick sheaf of paper is balanced precariously on two wooden wedges, open like a book. Gravity pulls at the centre of the stack, drawing it deeper and deeper into the gap that separates the two wedges and making one wonder if it is the sheaf’s fate to disappear into this crack. Then there’s the brass sculpture, showing two sets of staircase, separated by a gap. Could they have been a single staircase at some point? What caused them to separate? How has the gap transformed them? Other such questions — on the nature of separation and the resulting trauma, and how they affect and transform everything they touche — come up as one walks through the exhibition “The Weight of Separation”, artist Andrew Ananda Voogel’s second solo show at Mumbai’s Project 88…”

THE TIES THAT BIND – POOJA PILLAI

 

 

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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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