Champa Tree Presents

HEIRLOOM OF THE SENSES

Fragments Left by The Overlap of Memories

A Group Exhibition of Recent Works By

ABHIJIT SAIKIA | ASHIK ALI KHAN | BHARAT DODIYA | DINAR SULTANA | GAUTAM RAHUL | MAUSHAM RAJ | MEGHNA PATPATIA | PUJA MONDAL | RASHESH CHAUHAN | RAVI CHUNCHULA | RINKU CHAUHAN | RITESH UMATE | SAPNA KUMARI

Reception & Preview: Tuesday, 26th November 2019,
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
On till Thursday, 26th December 2019
10:30 AM – 6: 00 PM
(Closed on Mondays and Public Holidays)

Venue: W-114 Greater Kailash-2
New Delhi- 110048
011-49069569/ 49069559, 9810516300
champatreeonline@gmail.com

In Support of Arts4All

CONCEPT NOTE

Memories fade leaving behind fragments as the only source of recollection to the past. Forming layers with time as they camouflage, exposing only what is left as the intangible. This fading of memories expresses similarities to the phrase “To be or Not to be” from William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ as a reflection upon the concept of “Reveal and Conceal”. Here, the phrase illustrates the battle within our subconscious that constantly struggles with the choice of “what memories to keep and what to fade”. The phrase is predicted as a puzzle which is constantly curious of the five senses of the body: Smell, Sight, Hear, Touch & Taste, as an intangible treasure that remains infinite and is subjective to oneself.

In this exhibition, 13 young contemporary artists, namely, Abhijit Saikia, Ashik Ali khan, Bharat Dodiya, Dinar Sultana, Gautam Rahul, Mausham Raj, Meghna Patpatia, Puja Mondal, Rashesh Chauhan, Ravi Chunchula, Rinku Chauhan, RiteshUmate and Sapna Kumari explore the possibilities of exposing memories of the obscuring past in their selective artworks. The remaining fragments created by this constant overlap can be called an “Heirloom”.

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