Madhu Das
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Year: 2015
Medium: Archival Print on Hahnemuhle Archival Paper
Size: 44 X 30.7 Inches
Edition: 2 OF 7
Image Courtesy: Madhu Das
Image Copyright: Madhu Das

Artwork Description

Madhu Das’s artistic practice is primarily concerned with the projection of identity onto the social and natural world: in a way that the two are woven together in the Indian space (both mythic space and actual); Exploring both conceptual and material sensibilities through range of media including drawing and painting, photography, performance, video, site-specific interventions, collaborative community projects and interactive/performative installations. 

 In his work, human body often establish an improvisational relationship with object and sculptural elements in the space. The work has involved the spaces in both a narrative sense and as a site of memory to re-narrate historical events as a way of plotting connections between the particular and the universal. Subjectively, he adapts aspects of material culture as well as methods from anthropology, allegorical fiction as conceptual tool, which later extends to the space of the viewer, from the point of a storyteller, exploring exciting linguistic devices and imagery with a sense of irony and paradox. 

This artwork description has been sourced from the Artist Talk “Landscape of Abstraction” by Madhu Das at The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard University.  

About Artist

Madhu Das’s artistic practice is primarily concerned with the projection of identity onto the social and natural world: in a way that the two are woven together in the Indian space (both mythic space and actual); Exploring both conceptual and material sensibilities through range of media including drawing and painting, photography, performance, video, site-specific interventions, collaborative community projects and interactive/performative installations.

In his work, human body often establish an improvisational relationship with object and sculptural elements in the space. The work has involved the spaces in both a narrative sense and as a site of memory to re-narrate historical events as a way of plotting connections between the particular and the universal. Subjectively, he adapts aspects of material culture as well as methods from anthropology, allegorical fiction as conceptual tool, which later extends to the space of the viewer, from the point of a storyteller, exploring exciting linguistic devices and imagery with a sense of irony and paradox.

This artist bio has been sourced from Artist Talk “Landscape of Abstraction” by Madhu Das at The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard University.  

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