There is a prefix living between us
by Gitanjali Dang
First published in the catalogue 'Beyond the Self', National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 2011.
A prefix is termed a ‘performative’ because it amends the structure of the word to which it is attached. The prefix best describes Tejal Shah’s practice; consequently, of the lot, the prefix ‘trans’read more
by Subuhi Jiwani
Published in the catalogue by Kashi Art Gallery, 2009, pp. 1-6.
“Behold the madwoman who dances by, as she vaguely recalls something. Children chase her with stones, as if she were a blackbird. Men chase her with their gaze.” 
And traces of this gaze, crystallised in photographs, emergeread more