April 25 – June 30 | KNMA, HCL, sector 126, Noida
KNMA presents a group show “Inner life of things: around anatomies and armatures” curated by Roobina Karode. The exhibition brings forth independent projects by 15 artists whose investigations rooted in the ecologies of co-existence as well as the enigmatic life of objects and materials beyond and autonomous from human perception. The participating artists are Ali Kazim, Anindita Bhattacharya, Astha Butail, Debasish Mukherjee, Dilip Chobisa, Kishor Shinde, Nibha Sikander, Rahul Kumar, and Chetnaa, Rajendar Tiku, Rathin Barman, Reena Saini Kallat, Seher Shah & Randhir Singh, Shalina S Vichitra, Shambhavi Singh and Vibha Galhotra.
The show opens at a time when, following the COVID-19 outbreak, attempts to claim what is humane and social appear to be the most popular and urgent questions. However, unraveling a world pre-dating or even outliving the time of humankind on the earth. The exhibition proposes a radical ethic of co-existence uncorrupt by the hubris of man. It speculates a place where the animate and the inanimate communicate with each other free from our mediation and control. The works of art in the exhibition, even when they appear to be testifying to the artist’s craft and imagination. Give primacy to the very inner workings of the art objects: the anatomies and armatures that give the world its shape and character.