11 UCLA ALUMNI FEATURED IN THE HAMMER MUSEUM’S ‘MADE IN L.A. 2018’ – LOUISE CALE

9 July, 2018 – UCLA Newsroom

Courtesy Neha Choksi and Project 88, Mumbai. Photo: Zan Wimberley.

Courtesy Neha Choksi and Project 88, Mumbai. Photo: Zan Wimberley. Neha Choksi, “The Sun’s Rehearsal /In Memory of the Last Sunset,” 2016. Image on wallpaper digitally generated by OmniCosm Studios, seven photographically generated images on wallpaper, freestanding wall with cutout, curtain. Activated by performance and interaction by Alice Cummins, Carriageworks, Sydney, March 15–19, April 9–10, and May 28–29, 2016. Commissioned by the 20th Biennale of Sydney.

“Through considerations of consciousness, memory and mortality, Neha Choksi centers her practice on the materialization of time, foregrounding temporality and transformation over the desire for permanence. Choksi’s work — in which performance-based video is primary, but which also includes photography, sculptures and works on paper — explores the fragility of life, how we process loss and the productive possibilities in confronting, head-on, manifestations of absence. For “Made in L.A. 2018,” Choksi created the multichannel video installation “Everything sunbright,” which is the culmination of a series of works examining our relationship to the sun, divided into birth, life struggle, and death…”

11 UCLA ALUMNI FEATURED IN THE HAMMER MUSEUM’S ‘MADE IN L.A. 2018’ – LOUISE CALE

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