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Critic’s Guide: New Delhi Related Press Critic’s Guide: New Delhi 2 February 2017, Frieze

Visual artist and researcher Sonia Mehra Chawla's artistic practice traverses notions of selfhood, nature, ecology and sustainability. Currently a visiting artist and researcher at M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation India, Sonia's ongoing project Critical membrane is on show at Exhibit 320. This exhibition focuses on her artistic enquiry...

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Speaking out: An interview with Navjot Altaf Related Press Speaking out: An interview with Navjot Altaf 21 November 2016, Frieze

Since the late 1980s, the work of Navjot Altaf has fuelled some of the most energetic conversations in contemporary Indian art. In 1998, despite a thriving practice of painting and sculpture, she relocated from Mumbai to Kondagaon town in the tribal region of Bastar, Chhattisgarh, central India; since then, she has produced artworks around gender...

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Present perfect tense Related Press Present perfect tense 28 September 2016, The Indian Express

Look at the 24 drawings on display at Navjot Altaf’s solo show at Mumbai’s Chemould Prescott Road, and you would think that the title of the show,  How Perfect Perfection Can Be,  is an exclamatory statement. The drawings, as Altaf, 66, explains, are inspired by the architectural perfection that she encountered while on a...

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The higher we rise: Artist Navjot Altaf measures skyscrapers against environmental cost Related Press The higher we rise: Artist Navjot Altaf measures skyscrapers against environmental cost 9 September 2016, Scroll

The skyscraper is a specimen of precise engineering, with its intricate panels and grids, and the synthesis of glass and steel for function and design. But in artist Navjot Altaf’s latest vision, their perfection comes with a warning: skyscrapers might be destroying the earth. In How Perfect Can Perfection Be, Altaf explores the...

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