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My 13th Solo Exhibition of Paintings and Video Installation In 2012, I visited Rajasthan for all its glory. The cutting edge golden light dazzled me; the colors lured me; the sandy dunes with its curves and patterns entangled with my creative self; the versatile characters of the locales and the indispensable camel ...
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The Melody of Life, 48''x72'', Acrylic and Charcoal on Canvas, 2016
''The Melody of Life'' video installation When I visited ‘Gadisar Lake’ in jaisalmer, Rajasthan, with the backdrop of the jaisalmer Fort ‘Sonar Kella‘one locale was playing melodious folk music on his ‘Ravanahatha'. In the quietness of death beside the cremation ‘Chhatris’ (Umbrellas), enchanted by...
Title - The Melody of Life / Form - Video Installation / Duration - 7 : 56 min
Behind the film
When I visited ‘Gadisar Lake’ in Jaisalmer, with the backdrop of the Jaisalmer Fort ‘Sonar Kella‘ one locale was playing melodious folk music on his ‘Ravanahatha'. In the quietness of death beside the cremation ‘Chhatris’ (Umbrellas), enchanted by his echoing folk melody, I picked some of burnt wood and started scribbling on the walls the forms of camels that most appealed to me. The music lead to drawing the icons of life of Jaisalmer - the camels, the folk musician and his wife….