Hyphenated Lives, 2015

Installation view, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai Hyphenated Lives 2015 gouache, charcoal, ink and electric wire on handmade paper, black boards, wooden vitrines, unfired clay, postcards. Hyphenated Lives, the suite of works from which the exhibition derives its title, envision fantastical mutations within the natural world. Reena Kallat invents new hybridized species of birds and animals,Read More »Hyphenated Lives, 2015

White Birds, 2015

Installation view, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai White Birds Painting: gouache, charcoal, electric wire on deckle – edge handmade paper 37 x 52 in. l 94 x 132 cm. Sculpture: painted FRP 18 x 30 x 30 in. l 46 x 76 x 76 cm. In White Birds, Reena Kallat foregrounds the paranoia that prevails aroundRead More »White Birds, 2015

Pause Persist, 2015

Pause Persist 2015 single channel video projection 7 mins 11 secs The Video ‘Pause Persist’ is set within the game of Noughts and Crosses, (also referred to as X and 0) meant to be played between two players who take turns, marking the spaces in a 3 × 3 grid. Games, like conversations involve turn-taking, and here it slowlyRead More »Pause Persist, 2015

Saline Notations (Echoes), 2015

Installation view, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai Saline Notations (Echoes) 2015 digital print on Hahnemuhle photorag archival paper + DIBOND 42 x 29 in. l 107 x 74 cm. each (set of 6) Saline Notations (Echoes) are a series of looped texts inscribed in salt that reflect on memory and all that is lost in theRead More »Saline Notations (Echoes), 2015

Woven Chronicle, 2015

Installation view, Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite Woven Chronicle 2015 circuit boards, speakers, electrical wires and fittings 10 min Single Channel Audio The flows and movements of travellers, migrants, labour across the world have produced major social and economic implications as well as new forms of cultural exchange. It has not only allowed us to free culturalRead More »Woven Chronicle, 2015

Echoes, 2015

Installation view, G. Talwatkar Marg, Mumbai Supported by Asia Art Projects Echoes 2015 painted text on the street 264 x 168 in. I 671 x 427 cm

Saline Notations, 2015

Saline Notations 2015 digital prints on Hahnemuhle Photorag archival paper 28 x 28 in. I 71 x 71 cm. each (set of 4 prints) edition 5 + AP Reena Kallat, has been working with salt in various contexts, occasionally within her sculptural practice as metaphor for sustenance but also to write transient texts on theRead More »Saline Notations, 2015

Aperture – 2, 2014-2015

Installation view, facade of the Vancouver Art Gallery Aperture - 2 2014-2015 Single channel video projection duration 3 mins 17 secs Reena Saini Kallat’s animation Aperture 2 reads like a cinematic scene turned video game, where audiences are as likely to be captured by the slow and sentimental choreography of a flock of silhouetted birds coming to rest on theRead More »Aperture – 2, 2014-2015

Siamese Trees, 2014

Installation view, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai Siamese Trees 2014 electric wire, metal ring, motion sensor, LED assembling rope light In Siamese Trees, an enlarged embroidery ring, whose base fabric itself is a painstakingly woven mesh of electrical wiring, forms a fabric- fence even as these conduits of contact entangle and morph into barriers. One halfRead More »Siamese Trees, 2014