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Art in These Dark Times

by  Geeta Kapur

It is often assumed, frequently by the artist himself, that dwelling in his subjective world and driving his inspiration more deeply from his unconscious than from the overt environment, he can be but little impressed by the politics of his time, leave alone reflect it in his work. There is some truth

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Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Site Imaginaries

by  Geeta Kapur

Preamble

When I recall the bewitchment created by the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, I think of three creature-objects tethered to the decaying structure of the Calvathy dockyard [1] and facing the Arabian Sea in desolate majesty. In his installation titled Kochi Tower, the Portuguese

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