DOCUMENTING THE AGE OF ANTHROPOCENE – TEJAL PANDEY

16 March, 2018 – The Hindu

Prajakta’ Potnis “Capsule II,” print on Hahnemulhe archival paper, 94 x 152 cm, 2012

Prajakta’ Potnis “Capsule II,” print on Hahnemulhe archival paper, 94 x 152 cm, 2012

“While Rohini Devasher and Reena Kallat both provide viewers with intriguing modifications and perspectives to the current world we inhabit, Prajakta Potnis examines temporary man-made worlds like airports and malls that we often escape to. Using a miniature escalator model, Potnis places this within a refrigerator/freezer, drawing a parallel between the two as confined, temperature controlled spaces that cut off any contact with the outside world while you’re within. Her photo installations both exude a sense of sterility that is impossible to find in the outdoors, where not everything is built by humans and for human interaction only…”

DOCUMENTING THE AGE OF ANTHROPOCENE – TEJAL PANDEY

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