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.
Short interview I did about my work with Pool Magazine | Issue 93
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.
HAPPY V DAY EVERYONE! ‘V is for Valentine’ Belated Valentines & In Advance Vagina Monday. Hah.
Limited Edition Prints: Sale
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”
Double spread of Portrait of Quiff in Foliage in Showroom #1 by Lovebirds and some other news
Some photos from the show at Sitara Studio. Thanks to all who came and to Nikhil & Shubhangi for the organising!
My first Art show in Bombay @ Sitara Studio on the 24th 4-9pm & continues of 25th-26th of Dec 12-9pm. Do come if you are around.
I might be having a show in Bombay this December, so perhaps this will come in handy.
New work in aid of Design for Kashmir
New published and another Kulture Shop Collaboration