Degrees of Freedom UNINVITED weekend 16/17 April
In Outing the Saris, I took my mother’s Saris for an outing in Trafalgar Square. The Saris participated in a simple set of movements involving their folding and unfolding, a process which I learnt as a small child helping his mother fold her saris. It was a collective public enactment of a personal domestic ritual. By occupying quite a large space and placing the quintessentially Indian feminine garments next to the Fourth Plinth and at the heart of the Old Empire I wanted to subvert its bloated pretensions while discovering new meanings and associations for the saris.
Installation for the Mono exhibition at the Espacio Gallery, an experiment in reconfiguring a 3d space into a 2d space inspired by Matisse's "Red Studio"
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