Art Musings presents a solo exhibition of Nalini Malani (1946, Karachi), one of India’s best-known senior experimental multimedia artists; who has from the very outset, given the alternative voice a platform in her politically engaged art. The exhibition features paintings, as well as a shadow play, comprising 30 turntables and reverse, painted cylinders, as well as a single channel video work. Building up innumerable layers of fragmentary images into dreamlike and allegorical constellations, Malani’s work can be interpreted as a series of phantasmagorical tales. They are charged with critiques of violence, repression and contradiction that plague contemporary society, without becoming didactical but opening up thought provoking interpretations for the viewer.
09.02.2013 – 15.03.2013