The artist says, “This was the first series I created in Mumbai, inspired by the street outside space 118, Mazagaon.” The street was a cluster of chawls with people co-existing on top of each other in beautiful harmony which led her to create the Mumbai series.
Born in 1994, artist Taijasi attained her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from Goldsmiths College, University of London (2016). She held a solo exhibition of 53 of her works at the Lalit Kala Academy (Lucknow). She has also participated in Group Shows at Goldsmiths (University of London), Cass Art (Shoreditch, London), HLS Gallery (Stroke Newington, London), Brick Lane Gallery (Shoreditch, London) and at Wembley (London). She passionately pursues voluntary teaching projects which include teaching art to students with learning disabilities at Four Steps NGO (New Delhi) and at Very Specials Arts Asia (New Delhi). She staged a live art performance at AIIMS, for India’s first mental health festival (New Delhi). Along with executing multiple voluntary initiatives with KHOJ (New Delhi) – her works were recently exhibited at The Irregulars Art Fair (Studio Khirki, New Delhi). The artist presently lives and works in Delhi.