Billboard featuring the piece  Shift      on the Mattancherry Bridge, Fort Kochi, India

Billboard featuring the piece Shift on the Mattancherry Bridge, Fort Kochi, India

 
 

Folded Language

Paintings created with cut-up contemporary Indian saris. Folded Language embraces aspects of India’s trade, colonialism and commerce in which pattern migration is both exploited and celebrate; and environmentally synthetic materials replace traditional cottons and silks. 

From a political perspective, pattern migration acts as a metaphor for economic worker migration as textile production centers continually shift in the world. 

Created for a site specific installation for the Kochi-Muziris Biennale Collateral Projects 2016. Exhibited in "Artist: The Public Intellectual" curated by Tanya Abraham; sponsored by Edgar Pinto, Kashi Art Gallery.