The Glass Menagerie | CONTEMPORARY PRACTICES IN GLASS
SATURDAY, 28 JANUARY - 2022 TO THURSDAY, 2 FEBRUARY, 2023
This path breaking group exhibition of contemporary Indian artists working in glass explores distinctively different approaches to manipulating this miraculous material. Glass may be fragile, but its silicate origins as grains of sand endure and transform on geological timescales that dwarf our man made world. Being both solid and permeable to light, glass is the perfect poetic interface between metaphoric worlds.
Sunday, 22 November 2020 to friday, 15 january 2021
If one were to think of making art as a durational performance, it would find resonance in Hemi Bawa’s working process. When creating glass sculpture, she is the narrator and protagonist; the studio is her stage – the fiery heart of the furnace, her one powerful prop – or call it the metaphorical magician’s box from which marvels emerge.