Looks like curry, smells like curry
In 2005, Stuart Hahn and I discussed a possible collaboration based on mutual interest in Indian Art. We set out to work separately, with the intention of meeting from time to time to discuss our directions. I found myself drawn to the journey from indenture to the challenges faced by Indo Trinbagonians today. This piece is ( high and wide) made of the traditional material of clay, he is based on an incident that happened in 2005.
Every year there is flooding in central
The idea to use curry came from the thought of using dust, and the material, clay. I wanted to look at natural materials and the history of these materials, here in
Work from the proposed exhibition on India
This is one of the several pieces I was offering to show with Adele in our exhibition based on the presence of India in Trinidad, which we were coming to from very different but, I think, complimentary angles. My own angle was firmly based on the miniature illuminations of the great Hindu/Muslim traditions of
The major question I have always asked is how this work would be viewed in conservative