As the founding promises of hostile nationstates are revealed as pyramids of disjointed letters, words common to the constitutions of each pair morph into Braille-like dots. Discover (and save!) Architect and Interiors India. The dots lack the haptic element that makes Braille legible, thus rendering the words inaccessible both to the sighted and the blind. Kallat has dwelt often on the limits of perception and the collective myopia of nations in works that interrogate borders both territorial and of the mind. Following her solo exhibition at the Manchester Museum, and a flurry of exhibitions internationally at venues as varied as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Art Gallery of New South Wales, and Havana Biennale, this is Reena’s solo exhibition in … Blind Spots in on display till the 28th of December at Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai. Apr 11, 2016 - This Pin was discovered by Artisera. A solo show after four years...how are you feeling? Border Lines Architect and Interiors India | January 2020 Last month, Chemould PrescottRoad presented a solo exhibition of internationally-acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat, titled Blind Spots. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Reena’s practice spans drawing, photography, sculpture and video engaging diverse materials imbued with conceptual underpinnings, questioning ideas of borders, geography, landscape, identity, memory, history and the natural world. Reena Saini Kallat | Blind Spots 29 Nov - 28 Dec 2019 DEMARCATIONS Reena Saini Kallat, Recent Works Reena Saini Kallat’s work is an extended and productive engagement with two starkly opposed conditions: schism and conflict on the one hand; and, on the other, hybridity and synthesis. function ReverseContentDisplay(d) {if(d.length < 1) { return; }if(document.getElementById(d).style.display == 'none') { document.getElementById(d).style.display = 'block'; document.getElementById("uniquename1").style.display = 'none'; } else { document.getElementById(d).style.display = 'none'; document.getElementById("uniquename1").style.display = 'block';}}, The artist thus poses a ‘test of vision’ that invites audiences to reflect back on promises that have slipped from collective memory amidst years of political rhetoric and myopic competition between states. Painted FRP, metal, speakers, 5 mins 11 secs single channel audio. At Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai Read this exciting story from Architect and Interiors India January 2020. Chemould Prescott Road reopens its doors after 10 months to the much anticipated Aditi Singh solo show. Accomplished women bare out their minds for peace between India-Pakistan, focussing on shared heritage, art, culture India's active Covid-19 cases fall … A practice spanning drawing, photography, sculpture, and video, can you choose a medium if ever asked to? Reena Saini Kallat In 2009-10, I revisited the preamble of the Indian constitution in the video titled, Synapse which is an ironic play on legibility. PLATFORM IS A CREATIVE LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE BASED IN NEW DELHI, INDIA, COVERING A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS IN ART, DESIGN, FASHION, FILM, LIFESTYLE, LITERATURE AND MUSIC.   December 2020. Tap India brings forth Tap 4x, Curated Shows, Exclusive Events with a special focus on India. In Reena Kallat's works over the last several years, the border, the territory and the map have recurred as potent forms that point to broad historical narratives as well as the manner in which human kind have left the imprint of history on geography. In Reena Kallat's works over the last several years, the border, the territory and the map have recurred as potent forms that point to … It feels wonderful to be able to see all the works come together. September 2020. We witness 14 individuals attempting to read the letters on a snellen chart at an opthalmologists clinic. While I always think more spatially and sculpturally, I’ve never privileged any one particular medium over another in my mind since I strongly believe the material choices have to find the right fit with the form based on the idea being communicated. Blind Spots: Reena Saini Kallat. In Blind Spots, Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of Twelve pairs of warring nations from around the world as Snellen eye charts used by optometrists to measure vision. Reena Saini Kallat is an artist wholly absorbed by the never-ending cycle of nature, and the fragility of the human condition in its hands. Our brain interpolates the blind spot based on other information as we derive meaning and that shapes our experiences.One form of erasure is the gap in understanding between what is meant and how it’s understood butwhat about the erasure of certain histories through the manipulation of memory? Last month, Chemould PrescottRoad presented a solo exhibition of internationally-acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat, titled Blind Spots. In the video Synapse (2009-10) anxious patients undergoing vision tests hesitantly read out letters that form the preamble of the constitution of India. Kallat’s examinations highlight the limits of perception, of both individuals and societies, to reveal blind spots that might allow the clearing of shared vision.Her work is widely exhibited at institutions including the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York; Migros Museum of Contemporary Art, Zurich; Tate Modern, London; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, … Blind Spots Two Mumbai artists have shows opening this Saturday. In Blind Spots (2018-19), Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of seven pairs of warring nations from around the world as eye charts used to measure vision. As the founding promises of hostile nationstates are revealed as pyramids of disjointed letters, words common to the constitutions of each pair morph into Braille-like dots. While I’d conceived some of these works in 2015, it takes the right platform to launch certain ideas. Last month, Chemould PrescottRoad presented a solo exhibition of internationally-acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat, titled Blind Spots. In the interim four years since my last solo exhibition in Mumbai, I’ve had a large solo at the Manchester Museum in 2017, a project at Tate Exchange in London besides participations at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Havana Biennial, the Busan Biennial, the Colombo Biennial, Kunstmuseum in Wolfsburg, collection shows by the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney and another set of 10 works from the collection of Musee des beaux-arts, Ottawa travelling to various institutions around Canada. Saturday, 28th December, 2019 What's in store for the new year? As the founding promises of hostile nation-states are revealed as pyramids of disjointed letters, words common to the constitutions of each pair morph into Braille-like dots. The exhibit uses the motifs of the border, the territory and the map to point to broad historical narratives as well and humankind's imprint on geography. Reena Saini Kallat’s (b. At the National Gallery of Modern Art, Walking Through Soul City is a retrospective of Sudhir Patwardhan’s paintings. Text Hansika Lohani Mehtani. Walkthrough Blind Spots, Reena Kallat in conversation with Abhay Sardesai and Tasleem Mehta at Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai Material, Memory and Identity – panel discussion for the exhibition ‘Connecting threads: Textiles in Contemporary Practice, moderated by Dr. Arshiya Lokhandwala, Bhaudaji Lad Museum, Mumbai, 2018 Edition of 3 plus 1 artist's proof. *Installation view of the exhibition, "Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter." your own Pins on Pinterest August 2020. Blind Spots by Reena Kallat. Reena Kallat is known for Symbolic, surreal object, botanic and portrait painting. (2011-2016). Internationally acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat titled Blind Spots is being presented as a solo exhibition by Chemould Prescott Road. Overview ... Reena Saini Kallat. On Display till FEATURING THE VERY TALENTED AND THE VERY NEW, PLATFORM HAS BEEN CIRCULATING SINCE 2005. Reena Saini Kallat (Born 1973) is active/lives in India. ...more 96 x 68 x 56 inches 244 x 173 x 142 cm. The New Year begins with the setting up of my solo exhibition at the CSMVS (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya) titled Verso-Recto-Recto-Verso opening on 9th January. It was a fragmented recital, metaphorically indicative of the fact that we are all holding on to our half-truths and fractured understanding of the whole. In Verso-Recto-Recto-Verso (2017-19) the constitutions of India and Pakistan are rendered side by side on scrolls using the tie and dye technique, with common words obscured as flatttened ‘Braille’ patterns. 'In Blind Spots (2018-19), her solo show after a gap of four years, Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of seven pairs of warring nations from around the world as Snellen eye charts used by optometrists to measure vision.'   Reena’s practice spans drawing, photography, sculpture and video engaging diverse materials imbued with conceptual underpinnings, questioning ideas of borders, geography, landscape, identity, memory, history and the natural world. October 2020. Also the work I’m showing at the Oscar Niemeyer Museum in Brazil as part of the Curitiba Biennial will be exhibited at the International Biennial of Asuncion, Paraguay in March. I’d started working with the Preamble to the Constitution of India in 2003,as a reminder of the values and principles embedded within this most inclusive document, at a time when we were clearly seeing the erosion of these values. As the founding promises within each pair of nation-states are revealed one alphabet at a time, the shared principles such as equality, justice, liberty common to both Preambles seem to morph into braille like dots. Diptych. May 2020. Exploring the practice of the documentary photographer. In Blind Spots (2018-19), Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of seven pairs of warring nations from around the world as eye charts used to measure vision. Photographer: Jonathan Muzikar.   I think artificial intelligence in general will affect every aspect of our lives not just technology alone. There are several institutional group shows such asthe one at SITE Santa Fe in New Mexico, Migros Museum in Zurich, YARAT Contemporary Art Space in Baku, Hayward Gallery, London amongst others. For Blind Spots, I’ve extended this to pairs of nations such as North and South Korea, US and Cuba, Sudan and South Sudan, Serbia and Croatia, and India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. A large scale installation by Reena Saini Kallat is on display as part of the Havana Biennial 2019. Cleft. The work invites audiences to reflect on how we seem to have lost sight of these common human values and aspirations that are universal and cut across the idea of sovereign nation states. There’s no denying that its presence is changing the way we think about ourselves as a race. The inscrutability of the words evokes the blurred vision that makes citizens and governments across the world see only difference and conflict where there exist the common aspirations of people everywhere. There is a fictional element in what we bring to memory which is also why no two people see anything exactly alike. The installation uses the Preambles of the Constitutions of seven pairs of … Would you call it a sabbatical? Excerpts. October 01, 2016 - January 22, 2017. CHORUS I, 2015 -19. 2017. In conversation with the self-taught mixed media artist about his surrealist visual style, creative process and more. DEMARCATIONS Reena Saini Kallat, Recent Works Reena Saini Kallat’s work is an extended and productive engagement with two starkly opposed conditions: schism and conflict on the one hand; and, on the other, hybridity and synthesis. June 2020. video stills. November 2020.   Blind Spots. MUMBAI.- Chemould Prescott Road is presenting a solo exhibition of internationally acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat titled Blind Spots. Gouache, charcoal, ink and electric wire on Fabriano paper. Let the platform newsletter keep you up-to-date with all things art, fashion, lifestyle, design, film and music. While on the one hand it’s challenging our capacities and out performing us in a number of tasks, on the other hand I think it will make creative pursuits such as art, philosophy, poetry, musicmore relevant since they are an exploration of the human condition and the attempt at a deeper understanding of life itself. In these polarised times where the gaps in our understanding of the truth is increasingly widening, I hope we can can still find some space to reflect upon our own shortcomings, our perceptual limitations in understanding other perspectives and move beyond the many borders, visible and invisible, to recognise our interdependence.Through the works in the exhibition my attempt is for us to seek the many commonalities amidst difference or the many bonds beyond the borders. Internationally-acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat is back after four years with a solo exhibition at Chemould Prescott Road titled Blind Spots. The parts thus obscured express universal values such as freedom, democracy, justice, and equality, shared by the constitutions of most modern nation states. In conversation with the artist about her new body of work being showcased at the Mumbai Gallery Weekend. The exhibition I’m currently a part of at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston will travel to Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota in February before going to Cantor Arts Centre at Stanford University. Can you deconstruct Blind Spots in your own words? 2 mins read . We create meaning through a mental bridge that the mind forms to conceptually complete the gap. Past exhibition 29 November - 28 December 2019. Reena Saini Kallat: Blind Spots November 29 - December 28, 2019 Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai. Reena Saini Kallat. The exhibition title is derived from the video installation 'Blind Spots' where I'm exploring the space of the missing fragment, omission of data or no cognition.While information gets processed through a cognitive, emotive, intellectual process, there is a gap between what we see, how we perceive and interpret information. Titled 'Blind Spots', the exhibition will run from November 30 to December 28. In the spring of 2021, the Cantor will open a group exhibition on the subject of contemporary migration, immigration, and the displacement of peoples. The artist thus poses a ‘test of vision’ that invites audiences to reflect back on promises that have slipped from collective memory amidst years of political rhetoric and myopic competition between states. Cancel Anytime [ No Commitments]Digital Only; RECENT ISSUES View All. 110” x 58” x 3”. November 27, 2019 (IANSlife) A solo exhibition of internationally acclaimed Indian artist Reena Saini Kallat will open at Mumbai's Chemould Prescott Road this week. In a six-channel video installation Blind Spots, Saini Kallat draws attention to the blurring of our ‘vision’ that has obliterated the fundamental values of liberty, equality, freedom and justice from our collective memory. In Blind Spots, Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of Twelve pairs of warring nations from around the world as Snellen eye charts used by optometrists to measure vision. In Blind Spots (2018-19), Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of seven pairs of warring nations from around the world as eye charts used to measure vision. Here she broke down her practice, the time she spent away and what's in store for the new year. Reena Saini Kallat’s ‘Blind Spots’ exposed the disintegration of borders in democracies, where truth is hidden and borders are a political construct. Woven Chronicle. July 2020. THE BIG PICTURE Reena Saini Kallat’s ‘Blind Spots’ reinforces the artist’s preoccupation with the impact of human intervention on nature. Vadehra Art Gallery announces (ME)(MORY), a women’s group show curated by Dipti Anand, featuring nine artists with a subcontinental presence. What do you think is the next big thing in art? In Blind Spots, Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of twelve pairs of warring nations from around the world as Snellen eye charts used by optometrists to measure vision. Over the last decade and a half, I've explored the border, the territory and the map through several works, thinking of how these arbitrarily drawn incisions on the ground decide the fate of citizens on either side and the implications to their lives. January 2021. कलाकार रीना सैनी कल्लाट की सीमाओं से मुक्त दुनिया की दार्शनिक खोज ब्लाइंड स्पॉट्स नाम के नए शो के साथ आगे बढ़ रही है. While borders are a political construct, I've primarily been interested in the psychological, social barriers between people more than the physical borders themselves. Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival November 22 - January 5, 2020 Jimei District, Xiamen, China Featuring works by Gauri Gill, Pushpamala N. Abu Dhabi Fair 2019 Booth S12 November 21 - November 23, 2019 Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhbai Bridge that the mind forms to conceptually complete the gap certain ideas aspect of our lives just... ; RECENT ISSUES View all Through a mental bridge that the mind forms to conceptually complete the gap show four. Ourselves as a race object, botanic and portrait painting Tracing Displacement and Shelter. that! Wire on Fabriano paper drawing, photography, sculpture, and video, can you Blind... 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