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An art exhibition with images depicting silence, Ilaiyaraaja concert in Chennai and a play in Calcutta on the life of Dr Mahendralal Sarkar

The Sked
The Sked
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2016-05-20T22:27:47+05:30

Mumbai Art
Walls With Human Traces 

A first-of -its-kind art exhibition, The Mark on the Wall by Gauri Gill displays images dep­icting silence and, perhaps for that reason, strikes a plangent chord. The exhibition comprises three individual bodies of artwork. The first is a set of photo-paintings from the series Fields of Sight—a collaboration between Gauri Gill and Rajesh Vangad. It began in early 2013 in an adivasi village in coastal Maharashtra. The second piece of work, called Places, Traces, has Gauri showcasing her ongoing archive of images from rural Raj­asthan in a project that began in 1999. It consists of a set of pictures from Barmer and Bikaner, which carry signs or marks impressed onto the landscape by ‘the human hand’, with frames that are marked by the absence of humans. Photographed from a distance, these mortal imp­rints are depicted...

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