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Archived Exhibitions

SWARUP DUTTA | Armour of Weaknesses

SWARUP DUTTA | Armour of Weaknesses

“Our social identity is built quietly over years, to define our gender, body, clothing… behavior and disposition. We are compelled to live by unchallenged norms. We ‘become’ as ‘being’ is simply not enough. We don masks and armours, as we struggle with sexual, political, and religious confines. Society is not kind to rebels. They are the outcasts, the outsiders, and the mutinous,” says Swarup Dutta of his debut photography exhibition in Mumbai at ARTISANS’, Kala Ghoda.

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URUSHI | Japanese Lacquerware

URUSHI | Japanese Lacquerware

Japanese artists Yukiko Yagi and Meguri Ichida bring the art of Urushi, traditional Japanese lacquerware, to ARTISANS’, adapted exclusively for the Indian table.

Traditional lacquerware from Japan is simple, graphic, almost stark. It is not just  luxury collectible, but demands use, inviting you to touch, to hold, to cup, to sip... The gleam of reflected light off a lacquered surface calls to the soul in search of stillness, and timelessness.

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DHANASHREE & KEDAR KELKAR | IMPERFECTLY PERFECT

DHANASHREE & KEDAR KELKAR | IMPERFECTLY PERFECT

Dhanashree Kelkar is a young studio potter from Pune, who brings an artist's sensibility to her chosen material, clay.

Kedar Kelkar is a full time interior design professional based out of Pune. He has worked on a variety of projects from restaurants to office spaces to villas. Over the years he has developed passion for woodworking. His tables, salvaged from wood that would otherwise be burnt, showcase the beauty of the organic form, and are thus both functional and artistic at the same time. 

 

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