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jagrut raval

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Jagrut Raval is an Indian born artist, designer currently located in United States. He recently graduated with MA and MFA in photography from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, USA. He holds a Bachelor of Design degree in Interior Design from CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India. His interdisciplinary art practice spans different medias in various scales from site-specific art installations to video art. He is interested in the homogeneity of mediums that allows experimentation with imagery and its spatial relationship.

The works Burning Time (2013), Destruction of artifacts from 2400 BCE (2014) and Temple of Time (2014) deals with the enigma of time as a construct confined within the historical, philosophical and religious discourses. The ritualistic performances relates to the Hindu and Buddhist philosophy of the cyclical nature of time.

The works comment upon the idea of the impermanence of our existence, similar to any material object in the world. His works have been exhibited at the National Watch and Clock Museum in United States, a multi-artist exhibition in Romania and an international video art festival in Bulgaria.


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