Neha Choksi

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Spinning Skies.   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Neha Choksi at project 88 October 3rd, 2013 - November 16th, 2013
Posted 10/24/13
Watching Alfonso Cuaron’s in the same week as Neha Choksi’s twelve-minute video work Iceboat at Project 88 loaded the words ‘gravity’ and ‘freefall’ with imagery that will take a lifetime to erase. Cuaron’s exemplary outer space drama, which sets new standards cinematically, played with the notion of gravity, rather, the lack of it – erasure as the primary gesture is brought home in the last scene. When Sandra Bullock’s Dr Ryan Stone grapples with gravity to take her first steps in a pristine... [more]
When the Trees Grin   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Neha Choksi at project 88 August 2nd, 2010 - August 28th, 2010
Posted 8/30/10
      Neha Choksi’s recent solo at Project 88 brings a dash of dark humor to Colaba in the form of photographs, a video piece, and a few enigmatic installations.  The exhibition is titled “If Nothing Else, A Smile,” after a sign the artist spotted a homeless man holding in her native Los Angeles.  I did smile, but more out of discomfort than delight.Large un-peopled photographs of L.A.’s Inglewood Park Cemetery make up the majority of the show. This space is a very familiar one to the... [more]
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