Bigindicator

Vadehra Art Gallery (VAG) - Okhla

Venue  |  Exhibitions  |  Reviews
1

Practicing Play

by Alana Hunt
Walking up the stairs to Vadehra Art Gallery in Okhla, I was greeted by curious-looking eyes gazing at me from the end of some metal funnels that were hanging from the ceiling, sitting on walls and hiding in corners. Scattered around inconspicuously, these eyes unsettled from their slumber those ever-present reservations about the age-old power of the gaze and the contemporary pervasiveness of surveillance.  The eyes were part of a work titled Mujhe Sab Dicktha Hai (I Can See Everything) by Shreyas Karle, one of eleven emerging artists in the group show, Hyphenated Practices – an exhibition made up of a... [more]
Posted by Alana Hunt on 11/16/09
The_new_pre-raphaelites___5

A Look at Sunil Gupta

by Alana Hunt
Since being diagnosed HIV positive in 1995, artist Sunil Gupta writes, "I have been struggling to achieve and maintain a clinical goal of an ‘undetectable viral load’." "Love, Undetectable," Sunil Gupta’s current exhibition, runs fluidly between the physical and emotional realities of what this means. Exploring tales and experiences of love, against the complex social backdrop of homosexuality and HIV, the political becomes deeply (and very beautifully) personal. There are three bodies of work in the show. Broadly speaking, the title piece, “Love, Undetectable," along with "The New Pre-Raphaelit... [more]
Posted by Alana Hunt on 9/13/09