Can you deconstruct Blind Spots in your own words? Accomplished women bare out their minds for peace between India-Pakistan, focussing on shared heritage, art, culture India's active Covid-19 cases fall … ...more PLATFORM IS A CREATIVE LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE BASED IN NEW DELHI, INDIA, COVERING A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS IN ART, DESIGN, FASHION, FILM, LIFESTYLE, LITERATURE AND MUSIC. Walkthrough Blind Spots, Reena Kallat in conversation with Abhay Sardesai and Tasleem Mehta at Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai Material, Memory and Identity – panel discussion for the exhibition ‘Connecting threads: Textiles in Contemporary Practice, moderated by Dr. Arshiya Lokhandwala, Bhaudaji Lad Museum, Mumbai, 2018 Two Mumbai artists have shows opening this Saturday. The inscrutability of the words evokes the blurred vision that makes citizens and governments across the world see only difference and conflict where there exist the common aspirations of people everywhere. Chemould Prescott Road reopens its doors after 10 months to the much anticipated Aditi Singh solo show.   Kallat has dwelt often on the limits of perception and the collective myopia of nations in works that interrogate borders both territorial and of the mind. In Blind Spots (2018-19), Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of seven pairs of warring nations from around the world as eye charts used to measure vision.   Diptych. Reena Saini Kallat. Cancel Anytime [ No Commitments]Digital Only; RECENT ISSUES View All. The New Year begins with the setting up of my solo exhibition at the CSMVS (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya) titled Verso-Recto-Recto-Verso opening on 9th January. In Reena Kallat's works over the last several years, the border, the territory and the map have recurred as potent forms that point to … video stills. Reena Saini Kallat’s (b. There’s no denying that its presence is changing the way we think about ourselves as a race. January 2021. Apr 11, 2016 - This Pin was discovered by Artisera. Reena Kallat is known for Symbolic, surreal object, botanic and portrait painting. Woven Chronicle. We create meaning through a mental bridge that the mind forms to conceptually complete the gap. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. May 2020. In 2009-10, I revisited the preamble of the Indian constitution in the video titled, Synapse which is an ironic play on legibility. Last month, Chemould PrescottRoad presented a solo exhibition of internationally-acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat, titled Blind Spots. While borders are a political construct, I've primarily been interested in the psychological, social barriers between people more than the physical borders themselves. Democracies the world over are under strain. Blind Spots by Reena Kallat. Reena Saini Kallat is an artist wholly absorbed by the never-ending cycle of nature, and the fragility of the human condition in its hands. Let the platform newsletter keep you up-to-date with all things art, fashion, lifestyle, design, film and music. Nestled brings together the works of sculptor and painter Adip Dutta and the revered artist late Meera Mukherjee on display from 22nd January.   Gouache, charcoal, ink and electric wire on Fabriano paper. In the spring of 2021, the Cantor will open a group exhibition on the subject of contemporary migration, immigration, and the displacement of peoples. In Reena Kallat's works over the last several years, the border, the territory and the map have recurred as potent forms that point to broad historical narratives as well as the manner in which human kind have left the imprint of history on geography. In the interim four years since my last solo exhibition in Mumbai, I’ve had a large solo at the Manchester Museum in 2017, a project at Tate Exchange in London besides participations at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Havana Biennial, the Busan Biennial, the Colombo Biennial, Kunstmuseum in Wolfsburg, collection shows by the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney and another set of 10 works from the collection of Musee des beaux-arts, Ottawa travelling to various institutions around Canada. In Blind Spots, Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of Twelve pairs of warring nations from around the world as Snellen eye charts used by optometrists to measure vision. कलाकार रीना सैनी कल्लाट की सीमाओं से मुक्त दुनिया की दार्शनिक खोज ब्लाइंड स्पॉट्स नाम के नए शो के साथ आगे बढ़ रही है. 'In Blind Spots (2018-19), her solo show after a gap of four years, Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of seven pairs of warring nations from around the world as Snellen eye charts used by optometrists to measure vision.' It was a fragmented recital, metaphorically indicative of the fact that we are all holding on to our half-truths and fractured understanding of the whole. Edition of 3 plus 1 artist's proof. We witness 14 individuals attempting to read the letters on a snellen chart at an opthalmologists clinic. The work, which considers constitutions written by countries in conflict, can be seen at the Wilfredo Lam Centre for Contemporary Art. In these polarised times where the gaps in our understanding of the truth is increasingly widening, I hope we can can still find some space to reflect upon our own shortcomings, our perceptual limitations in understanding other perspectives and move beyond the many borders, visible and invisible, to recognise our interdependence.Through the works in the exhibition my attempt is for us to seek the many commonalities amidst difference or the many bonds beyond the borders. Border Lines Architect and Interiors India | January 2020 Last month, Chemould PrescottRoad presented a solo exhibition of internationally-acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat, titled Blind Spots. CHORUS I, 2015 -19. Over the last decade and a half, I've explored the border, the territory and the map through several works, thinking of how these arbitrarily drawn incisions on the ground decide the fate of citizens on either side and the implications to their lives. Reena Saini Kallat | Blind Spots 29 Nov - 28 Dec 2019 DEMARCATIONS Reena Saini Kallat, Recent Works Reena Saini Kallat’s work is an extended and productive engagement with two starkly opposed conditions: schism and conflict on the one hand; and, on the other, hybridity and synthesis. In Blind Spots, Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of Twelve pairs of warring nations from around the world as Snellen eye charts used by optometrists to measure vision. A large scale installation by Reena Saini Kallat is on display as part of the Havana Biennial 2019. Read this exciting story from Architect and Interiors India January 2020. 2 mins read . Internationally-acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat is back after four years with a solo exhibition at Chemould Prescott Road titled Blind Spots. Here she broke down her practice, the time she spent away and what's in store for the new year. The exhibition I’m currently a part of at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston will travel to Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota in February before going to Cantor Arts Centre at Stanford University. Blind Spots: Reena Saini Kallat. Reena Saini Kallat The installation uses the Preambles of the Constitutions of seven pairs of … Reena’s practice spans drawing, photography, sculpture and video engaging diverse materials imbued with conceptual underpinnings, questioning ideas of borders, geography, landscape, identity, memory, history and the natural world. Overview ... Reena Saini Kallat. In Blind Spots (2018-19), Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of seven pairs of warring nations from around the world as eye charts used to measure vision. As the founding promises of hostile nationstates are revealed as pyramids of disjointed letters, words common to the constitutions of each pair morph into Braille-like dots. The dots lack the haptic element that makes Braille legible, thus rendering the words inaccessible both to the sighted and the blind. July 2020. Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival November 22 - January 5, 2020 Jimei District, Xiamen, China Featuring works by Gauri Gill, Pushpamala N. Abu Dhabi Fair 2019 Booth S12 November 21 - November 23, 2019 Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhbai Past exhibition 29 November - 28 December 2019. Reena Saini Kallat: Blind Spots November 29 - December 28, 2019 Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai. While I’d conceived some of these works in 2015, it takes the right platform to launch certain ideas. Saturday, 28th December, 2019 Blind Spots. In conversation with the self-taught mixed media artist about his surrealist visual style, creative process and more. While on the one hand it’s challenging our capacities and out performing us in a number of tasks, on the other hand I think it will make creative pursuits such as art, philosophy, poetry, musicmore relevant since they are an exploration of the human condition and the attempt at a deeper understanding of life itself. function ReverseContentDisplay(d) {if(d.length < 1) { return; }if(document.getElementById(d).style.display == 'none') { document.getElementById(d).style.display = 'block'; document.getElementById("uniquename1").style.display = 'none'; } else { document.getElementById(d).style.display = 'none'; document.getElementById("uniquename1").style.display = 'block';}}, The artist thus poses a ‘test of vision’ that invites audiences to reflect back on promises that have slipped from collective memory amidst years of political rhetoric and myopic competition between states. Cleft. THE BIG PICTURE Reena Saini Kallat’s ‘Blind Spots’ reinforces the artist’s preoccupation with the impact of human intervention on nature. A solo show after four years...how are you feeling? What do you think is the next big thing in art? Architect and Interiors India. Would you call it a sabbatical? What was the inspiration behind moving your subject from the maps to this? As the founding promises of hostile nation-states are revealed as pyramids of disjointed letters, words common to the constitutions of each pair morph into Braille-like dots. DEMARCATIONS Reena Saini Kallat, Recent Works Reena Saini Kallat’s work is an extended and productive engagement with two starkly opposed conditions: schism and conflict on the one hand; and, on the other, hybridity and synthesis. As the founding promises within each pair of nation-states are revealed one alphabet at a time, the shared principles such as equality, justice, liberty common to both Preambles seem to morph into braille like dots. Discover (and save!) Our brain interpolates the blind spot based on other information as we derive meaning and that shapes our experiences.One form of erasure is the gap in understanding between what is meant and how it’s understood butwhat about the erasure of certain histories through the manipulation of memory? The exhibition title is derived from the video installation 'Blind Spots' where I'm exploring the space of the missing fragment, omission of data or no cognition.While information gets processed through a cognitive, emotive, intellectual process, there is a gap between what we see, how we perceive and interpret information. Internationally acclaimed Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat titled Blind Spots is being presented as a solo exhibition by Chemould Prescott Road. The parts thus obscured express universal values such as freedom, democracy, justice, and equality, shared by the constitutions of most modern nation states. At Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai In Blind Spots (2018-19), Reena Kallat deploys the preambles of the constitutions of seven pairs of warring nations from around the world as eye charts used to measure vision. The artist thus poses a ‘test of vision’ that invites audiences to reflect back on promises that have slipped from collective memory amidst years of political rhetoric and myopic competition between states. In a six-channel video installation Blind Spots, Saini Kallat draws attention to the blurring of our ‘vision’ that has obliterated the fundamental values of liberty, equality, freedom and justice from our collective memory. June 2020. Photographer: Jonathan Muzikar. Blind Spots Painted FRP, metal, speakers, 5 mins 11 secs single channel audio. 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