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Exhibition Detail
Stargazing
Curated by: Jaishri Abichandani
63 New Cavendish street
London, London W1G 7LP
United Kingdom


June 22nd, 2012 - July 19th, 2012
Opening: 
June 21st, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
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Rossi & Rossi is pleased to present Stargazing – an exhibition bringing to London a discriminating body of works by five prolific Indian women artists: Anita DubeChitra GaneshMithu SenNida Abidi and Jaishri Abichandani. Provocatively addressing issues of gender, race and power, Stargazing is a fantastical contemplation on hidden realities at the personal and cosmic level. The exhibition includes installation, sculpture, drawings and prints, with new works created for the show and a full-colour catalogue featuring a critical essay by Stargazing’s curator Jaishri Abichandani.

Applying a Hindu tantric lens, the artists approach their work with a sensual, subversive and dark femininity akin to the energy of Kali, the fierce goddess associated with empowerment. 

With a hint of black magic and science fiction, Stargazing’s works reverberate between the mortal and mythic, seductive and repulsive, personal and political, interrogating the body, transformation and fantasies of power.


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