India Today: Art and the new normal

Posted On: Thursday, July 9th, 2020 | by project88pressadmin

By Aasheesh Sharma

A show that brings together five artists whose bodies of work refer to the pandemic and the prevailing zeitgeist.

 Return of the Phantom Lady is a photo-performance series by Pushpamala N, shot noir-style.

The Covid-19 pandemic has pressed a reset button on the lives of most people, compelling us to reassess and reconfigure our lifestyles and firmly entrenched beliefs. When the lockdown kicked in, many artists thought of it as an opportunity to continue their creative pursuits in forced isolation. But 12 weeks into the pandemic that refuses to bid adieu, like everybody else, the art community, too, is getting used to the ‘new normal.’

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