A recurrent theme in Aditi Singh’s drawings is the anatomy of flowers. Drawing flowers for over one decade, they still continue to preoccupy the artist’s oeuvre, or as she puts it: At a certain moment a form chooses you and won’t leave you in peace. They survive in extreme climate and their ephemeral character contradicts the tenacious nature of their existence. The organic structure and their skeletal fragility point to the invisible mysteries inherent in natural phenomena. Exploring the countless nuances of those phenomena reveals Aditi Singh’s intent to capture the stillness of an infinite space within the limits of a temporal reality.
The India Art Fair (IAF) is usually a maze. Even with a map in hand and a purpose in mind, one can easily get lost or distracted. Often one meanders while trying to locate that elusive booth, which only leads to happy and unexpected discoveries. You might suddenly be caught unaware by a gem, while sipping tea.