The Naked Object of Magic: A personal encounter with the work of Sudarshan Shetty

by  Himanshu Burte

Sudarshan Shetty’s current studio is located in the vast attic of an aging school on a street like any other in the older parts of central Mumbai. A large window looks out upon the railway tracks to the west and the sunsets beyond them. The city rises up higher behind the tenements bordering the tracks,

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Object Lessons

by  Vyjayanthi Rao


Absence is a thing, all of its own. It is not the negation of presence, however understood. But if absence has being, what are its forms? A feeling of 'being elsewhere,' Shetty says, gives shape to absence. Mesmerizing movement, as a suit dips in and out of a tank, its owner

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