Category Archives: Roots

Ki Banu Duniya Da?

Midweek musings – 21st Aug Working this afternoon I am reminded of a more gentle time when I was younger and full of hope. I still have hope but am losing it fast! So much has changed… I happened to put on Coke Studio on You Tube to have some background music to painting and […]

Muted and mellow – Suzani

An old metal trunk rusted in parts. Put together in a local shop in some distant recesses of this land. Not with finesse but with purpose. Strong. So it can get the job done. To transport someone’s worldly goods across the country as he guards this great nations borders. That is the history this trunk carries. […]

Now at – The Purple Turtle Store – 23rd August 2014

I am delighted to share with you all that my line of up-cycled and painted furniture will now be available at The Purple Turtle store here in Indira Nagar, Bangalore, India. So why am I reworking old pieces – ‘My work is about connections. And the idea of using something already existing and infusing it […]

Nostalgia- My first exhibition in 1994

These are pictures of my very first exhibition, held at Triveni Kala Sangam in New Delhi in 1994. I had asked for exhibition dates at their administrative office and was told that there was a two year waiting period. Daunted I said OK, filled the forms and went home. I got a call two days […]