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About project88pressadmin

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.

Mrs Gandhi’s double and other stories

By Anandi Mishra Artist Pallavi Paul at her residence in Delhi (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint) It’s the late 1970s, post-Emergency Delhi. The police are trying to help a lost child. But the only thing she is able to tell them is that the …

livemint: Art with a critical point of view

By Avantika Bhuyan ‘They agreed to eat biscuits and European bread, but our regiment refused’ (performance, 2019). (Courtesy Artist; Maurine Tric (photographer); Cité Internationale Des Arts, Paris and Project 88)   At the Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities (JSLH), located …

Burst, Detail, Direct block printing with mineral dye on handwoven kala cotton, with hand stitch, 95.5 x 44.5 inches, 2019. pics/Maggie Baxter and Project 88, Mumbai

Mid-Day: A dialogue with Indian crafts: Maggie Baxter

by Dhara Vora Sabhnani Contemporary Australian artist Maggie Baxter’s ongoing exhibition blurs the line between contemporary art and traditional Indian textile craft practices. What happens when a contemporary artist from Australia, who largely produces abstract work, decides to connect with …

Munem Wasif, Kheyal, (2015-2018). Image courtesy of the artist.


26 July 2019 Weeklies • so-far studios Text by Sharmini Aphrodite Grey light seeping in through a window. An old man with his eyes closed in a courtyard, a sheath of white sunlight over his body. A young girl skipping …

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The Post-Colonial Theorists Who Changed Contemporary Art

by Alpesh Kantilal Patel At Miami Dade College, ‘Where the Oceans Meet’ looks at the ‘creolizing’ of cultural influences across the Americas through the lens of Édouard Glissant and Lydia Cabrera. Cuban ethnographer Lydia Cabrera is known for her transnational, …