Shadow LandsVisual Narratives of Coal Miners 10 Aug - 17 Sep 2022 Ranjeet Singh uses photography and painting as interconnected mediums with equal intensity, providing an empathetic view of human travails that is raw and universal. As witnessed by him, the superimposed layering of objects and humans against a landscape is often punctuated by an eerie, surreal atmosphere. The dusty and drab backgrounds of the coal mines echo a sense of suffocation as well as isolation – yet there is a notion of resilience in the figures, and an underlying poetry in the compositions. The figures may seem anonymous to the viewer, but Singh uses expressive devices that transform the space into one engendering more intimate connections with the subjects.
Time LapseIndia Art Fair 2022 28 Apr - 1 May 2022 A symbolic churning of past and present; a navigation of personal and collective timelines; a vast universe framed through metaphors and allegories - the selection of work addresses in varied...