Upping the Aunty Church Street Mural Project Bt Cotton Foreign Returned Greeting Cards

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Upping the Aunty

Mar 2, 2014 | No Comments
Upping the Aunty

#uppingtheaunty. I’m here in Mumbai, India upping the ante on street style. As part of my one-month artist residency in Mumbai, I am documenting “aunties” with swag. Mostly this consists of “aunty-spotting” and then explaining in my broken Hindi that I like how they put themselves together and want to document and celebrate this through ...

Church Street Mural Completed!

Nov 26, 2013 | No Comments
Church Street Mural Completed!

Just one day before this season’s first snowfall, I completed my 4-storey mural as part of the Church Street Mural Project in Toronto. As temperatures dropped to an icy 0 °C, I worked long hours to put every last stripe of gold paint on the brick wall. It was the first mural I have ever painted ...

New Poster: Bt Cotton

Sep 10, 2013 | No Comments
New Poster: Bt Cotton

I have launched a new work as part of my political poster series called “Bt (Bacillus Thuringiensis) Cotton“. This work is inspired by vintage botanical illustrations. Through it, I hope to spread awareness about the tragedies associated with genetically modified (GMO) cotton seed and the epidemic of farmer suicides in India. To learn more about this issue ...

SAWCC Process / Practice / Portfolio 2.0

Sep 10, 2013 | No Comments
SAWCC Process / Practice / Portfolio 2.0

In mid-July this summer, I was fortunate to be invited to present my work and attend the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective at NYU in New York City. Over an intense period of 1.5 days, we rolled through numerous presentations by South Asian artists, curators, and academics. There were participants from across North America including ...

CBC Radio!

Aug 22, 2013 | No Comments
CBC Radio!

This morning I was on CBC Radio Metro Morning 99.1 FM talking about the Foreign Returned series and the 011+91 – 011+92 exhibition on until September 7, 2013 at the Art Gallery of Mississuaga. It was so much fun! Listen to the short interview below: CBCMetroMorning

Wedge Collection, Toronto

Aug 22, 2013 | No Comments
Wedge Collection, Toronto

In excited to announce that an important Canadian art collection “Dr. Kenneth Montague / The Wedge Collection, Toronto” has acquired two works from the Foreign Returned series. The Wedge Collection began showcasing and promoting works exploring notions of black subjectivity and cultural representation and quickly became a well-respected initiative that filled a gap in Toronto’s ...