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Royal Canadian Mint Coin Design

Royal Canadian Mint Coin Design

Gold, silver, nickel and coins of various other metals have been a regular feature of Diwali for me. Even the humble penny. As a child celebrating Diwali I remember following a ritual laid out by my father that I little understood: washing all the coins in the prayer plate, annointing them with milk and red sandoor. It […]

Opening Night Photos!

Opening Night Photos!

Opening night for my current solo exhibition “Upping the Aunty” at Daniels Spectrum in Regent Park, Toronto was spectacular. We had such a fabulous range of people come through over the 4 hours. People saw, coloured, ate, drank (there may even have been a few dance moves), connected. Daniels Spectrum and the wonderful people who […]

A Colouring Book for Adults

A Colouring Book for Adults

While continuing work on my Upping the Aunty series of large-scale paintings, I decided to take a few weeks off to create the Upping the Aunty colouring book for adults and children alike. The book features 30 drawings all ready to be coloured in. It’s a feminist project that simultaneously challenges how we see our aunties and how […]

One Spirited Evening in August

One Spirited Evening in August

The launch for #Unstitched The Sari Project was held in Toronto on Wednesday, August 19. We had a full house with people joining us from various communities in Toronto. I began the evening with an introduction to the project, my intentions and the very personal story the project emerged from. This story, the first of 108 is […]

#Unstitched Toronto Launch Aug 19, 2015

#Unstitched Toronto Launch Aug 19, 2015

Come celebrate the Launch of #Unstitched / The Sari Project Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7-9:30pm Artscape Youngplace, Rm 107, 180 Shaw St, Toronto  1 sari. 108 people. We invite you to the launch of #Unstitched: an international, collaborative, performance art project and the co-launchof Unstitched Thoughts – a series of conversations on the idea of Sari […]

Cover Art for “Unsettling India”

Cover Art for “Unsettling India”

Back almost a year ago, I was approached by Duke University Press to license an image of my artwork Anamika Sengupta (Ann) to them for the cover of a forthcoming title “Unsettling India: Affect, Temporality, Transnationality” by Purnima Mankekar who is a Professor of Gender Studies and Asian American Studies at UCLA.. I was thrilled as […]