I’m part of an online exhibition here with some other amazing South Asian artists, including a video about my practice by Blossom Pearl Carrasco. My work in the exhibition Thanks to Sanjukta Ghosh & Prof. Parul Dave Mukherji for including me in the panel discussion & exhibition. The GRID Heritage network includes academics, researchers, artistsContinue reading “Online Exhibition: GRID Heritage”
Private view photo drop. Thanks so much to everyone who came, really appreciate it. And I’m glad I colour coordinated with my painting accidentally.
I’m excited to be a part of this group exhibition in 3-18 June 2021 with so many amazing artists. Fantasy of having a trailer wagon all to myself; A group show celebrating the life and work of Manoj NairAn impressive international roster of more than 20 artists from the UK, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Korea and Sri Lanka: the exhibition will include painting , photography ,performance, film, sculpture, writing, music and digital artwork
I swear I won’t talk about ‘tHe nEW nOrMaL’. I will instead talk about the shop I set up, a herculean feat of organisation, test printing and resizing, but at last it is done! All my limited edition prints, in both sizes [A1 & A2] are now on my shop so it’s a lot easier to order. There also a little launch discount that’ll only last a few weeks, for my new paintings.
We’re on the radio you guys! How exciting @kadakcollective is on the BBC world service talking about our Kickstarter Graphic Anthology & the collective
50+ South Asian creatives. 13 countries. 1 Comics Anthology. Stories about Gender,Identity, Boundary and Exclusion. Presented by Kadak.
Lots of new projects uploaded in both design & illustration have been added to my portfolio section.
Interview with Design Fabric talking about my illustration practice Forgive any arbs rambling in there. Many thanks to Rohini Kejriwal! I no longer have a working link for the article online however my Rohini’s questions and my answers below By Rohini Kejriwal Janine Shroff’s figurative and occasionally surreal artworks create a sense of dissonance and intrigueContinue reading “Interview with Design fabric”
Notes and research articles on my painting ‘The Harvest’, which you can find here
Short interview I did about my work with Pool Magazine | Issue 93
Over the past few months, the Kadak Collective has been working to create a set of graphic narratives about breasts. From moobs to masectomy to the male gaze, a variety of perspectives on the same subject matter. We were one of nine grantees for this year’s Gender Bender, a joint project of Sandbox Collective and Goethe Institut /Continue reading “Kadak Reading Room Event Photos”
JUST 3 MORE DAYS UNTIL OUR 3 DAY KADAK READING ROOM IS OPEN! I’ll be exhibiting my short zine/illustrated story on breasts (great subject no?) with of the Kadak Collective for Gender Bender 2018 at the Goethe-Institut Bangalore. Opening 24 August 5 – 7 PM 25 & 26 August 12 – 7Continue reading “Kadak Reading Room 24 to 27 Aug: GenderBender 2018”
Clove Magazine, a magazine about south asian art & culture, which launched it’s first issue in December, published a crop of Lesbians Riding Ponies. The print quality of the magazine is really nice. & an Interesting piece too. Zoom into the photo for a closer look.
All good things must come to an end! The last part of the story jigsaw falls into place… All 7 illustrations and story lines
Event photos from our Read Room @ BOLD, an exhibition of South Asian design at the Rich Mix, London.
How will it all end? You get to decide Vote here
Penultimate line! The story moves on… “These are your memories” whispered the apparition, now a shimmering silhouette “for your love to renew, you must begin anew. If you don’t wish your heart to rust, you must choose to forget the past!” The last line to be submitted this Sunday. How will you end the story?Continue reading “Saptan Stories – week 6 (Only 1 more to go! )”
Got featured on It’s Nice That as part of BOLD (south Asian design exhibition at the Rich Mix running til the 30th of sept) Got featured on It’s Nice That as part of BOLD (south Asian design exhibition at the Rich Mix running til the 30th of sept) And that is nice! “Kadak is aContinue reading “It’s Nice That:”
Please join us for the opening of our latest exhibition Bold, in London. A visual feast of posters, zines, films, typography and digital works that reveal the vibrancy and diversity of work underway in India’s visual communications scene. Part of the celebration of 70 years of independence from British rule Some of My FramedContinue reading “Kadak at BOLD @ Richmix Exhibition, London”
A nice article/ artist interview on YouthkiAwaaz on Saptan stories: What excites you most about being part of Saptan Stories? I really like the unknown quality of what may happen with a live, evolving story, created by the public. It’s both a little scary and exciting because anything can happen. My favourite story of recentContinue reading “Saptan Stories Interview – Youth ki Awaaz”
The Story continues… “I was falling through what seemed like a long tunnel, blinded by lights. I somehow landed on my two feet and found myself in a large hall. Walls covered in photographs. Photographs of my entire life.” In case you forgot how it goes: 7 weeks, 7 artists, one story etc: Read theContinue reading “Saptan Stories – Week 5”
Thought I’d show the step by step working process for last weeks illustration for #SaptanStories: I usually start with small thumbnails or a rough sketch. Hands usually need a reference and I used my own here. Once I’m happy with the sketch, it gets inked up and then at last on to the colouring. (TheContinue reading “Saptan Stories – Week 3 WIP Process”
Saptan Stories completed illustration week 4 “Before I could utter an answer, my heart made the choice. How she heard its silent cry, I do not know. The lake opened and a chasm appeared. I was sucked into a whirlpool of water, light and chaos.” ********* 7 artists, 7 weeks, 1 Story: A 7Continue reading “Saptan Stories – Week 4”
I found this a little tricky but really fun to colour in. Click through to see the story.
And the Story goes on!
Saptan Stories week 2 is done! Take a look at the selected line & artwork.
Saptan Stories 1st week’s illustration is out! 7 artists, 7 weeks, 1 Story: A 7 week long collaborative arts event; a mass game of consequences written and voted on by all of India.
Thanks to everyone who came to the New Years Day Sketchup to hear me talk about my work. (Hungover or otherwise) And thanks to all who stayed back to sketch vaginas for Vagina Monday (post about that to follow!) Many thanks to Madhuvanthi Mohan for organising and hosting. Photo of my talk by Riddhi Parekh
Impossible to view the inclusion of pomegranates in paintings without an eye out for its highly muddled symbolism of fertility, abundance, contraception and loss of fecundity, death and resurrection
HAPPY V DAY EVERYONE! ‘V is for Valentine’ Belated Valentines & In Advance Vagina Monday. Hah.
Limited Edition Prints: Sale
New work and vague, incoherent ramblings
Ah it’s been so long since I had good Spam. (Unrelated featured image from an old sketchbook. It’s a found bit of card for spiritual ‘healers’ that were scattered all over Brixton at one point. I had a collection) HELLO DEAR – Oh my Pardon me for Contacting You Through this media. But please IContinue reading “Long-Time No Spam”
News News News. 1. New work for Kulture Shop Up here 2. One of the many artists featured here (not sure why it’s a gendered list but I’ll take it!) Polka Cafe: Top Women Illustrators in India 3. I also FINALLY had business cards made. Now just to work out how I hand these out,Continue reading “New Work Kulture Shop & Other Stuff”