Biju Joze, Chittrrovanu Mazumdar, Cristiana De Marchi, Mithu Sen, Mohammed Kazem, Patricia Millns, Samira Alikhanzadeh and Simrin Mehra Agarwal.
1x1 represents an exclusive selection of Indian and Middle Eastern artists at the 5th edition of the India Art Fair. Says Malini Gulrajani owner and managing director of 1x1 Art Gallery. “ As a gallery working for the arts in the Middle East since the last 17 years, we are proud to exhibit in Delhi works by artists like Mohammed Kazem and Patricial Millins who are some of the most experimental and innovative artists of the Emirates and Cristiana de Marchi a young artist who works intensively on embroideries using a variety of objects and materials.”
A set of six large digital works based on recoded numbers by Mohammed Kazim, a pioneering contemporary artist and thinker from the UAE who will also be representing the UAE at the 55th edition of the Venice Biennale next June with a solo project.
Patricia Milln’s dresses are the skinprint of Emra – the woman. Millns places the adorned body in the forefront, her work becomes a rosary prayer, a wish, all woven into one language… the body.
Chittrrovanu Mazumdar, renowned for his eclectic use of material and medium. Continuously reinventing himself for the past three decades, at the fair he will exhibit two metal and light works. “The origin of darkness to light… luminous in completeness yet born of the dark.”
Mithu Sen who is known for her mixed-media works that play on sexuality, gender, and societal roles, often fusing human faces and figures with animals and plants.
A work by Biju Joze – a long cylindrical form of a missile scooped out of a tightly packed body of books, exhibiting various titles selected to satirically approach the subject of war.
Simrin’s works becomes an imaginary museum of things and people, geometric drawings and patterns… forever changing.