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MITHU SEN was born in 1971 in Burdan, West Bengal, and studied fine art in Santiniketan and Glasgow. She is a young but already influential figure in the contemporary art scene in India. Ms. Sen’s practice involves construction, installation, and painting. She has had numerous international exhibitions, most recently in India, China, South Korea, Kenya and the United States. Ms. Sen has been the recipient of several international awards including the UNESCO Ashberg Scholarship for Brazil and the Charles Wallace India Trust Award in the UK. The artist currently lives and works in New Delhi.
The she-ghouls have made bracelets from intestines and red lotus ornaments of women’s hands; have woven necklaces of human hearts and rouged themselves with blood in place of saffron. – Bhavabhuti Mithu Sen’s gallery show, Half Full: Part II, reads like a dance of the half dead, a cremation ground lyric, a glasshouse of […]
Issue 2 Winter 2010 TAO AIMIN is known for her anthropological works made from the washboards of rural woman. Over the years she has collected thousands of these boards, recording the stories and faces of the women whose hands wore these boards down through the recursive repetition of monotonous labor. Creating installations and experimental ink […]
CARBON excerpts from Rana Dasgupta’s photography series LIU LI TUN photography by RongRong and inri THE WALKING THE CABBAGE PROJECT (2000-2010) photography and performance art by Han Bing COMMUNIST LATENTO installation and text-based work from Raqs Media Collective NATURALISATION exploring what it means to be British/Chinese, this series by Anthony Key uses food and other […]
ART curated by Maya Kóvskaya PRACTICES, POWER & THE PUBLIC SPHERE: Dialogical Space & Multiple Modernities in Asian Contemporary Art ART NONFICTION Maya Kóvskaya Public Action Art and Performative Interventions in the Chinese Public Sphere ART NONFICTION William Hurst (performance photography by Han Bing) ORPHANS OF PROGRESS: Workers and Political Discourse in Post-Socialist China ART […]