Will we ever be Able to Mark Enough?

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart on Shilpa Gupta’s thought-provoking exhibition in Belgium

Shilpa Gupta, Cage, 2010

Shilpa Gupta, Cage, 2010
Image credits: http://www.mmkarnhem.nl/ENG/agenda/tentoonstellinge
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Bruges: The Cultuurcentrum of Bruges, Belgium, is hosting Shilpa Gupta’s solo exhibition until 15 July, 2012. Gupta’s work explores global politics and economics, which are part of our everyday life, but also examines issues related to the intercommunication between different cultures and crossing borders, literally and figuratively, which sometimes creates anxiety in our globalized world. The artist believes “…fear has to give way to dialogue – this leads to the altering of structures, perceptions, hierarchies”.

In the present exhibition the spectators become the main subject of the show, becoming personally involved in various artworks on display, which challenge us to consider things like the overlap between the intimate and public spheres of life, and interrogate our ideas of authority and terror.

In this exhibition, Shilpa Gupta gave form to her thoughts and concepts using different media including video projection, mixed media installations and large scale photography.

Shilpa Gupta, Threat, 2009

Shilpa Gupta, Threat, 2009
Image credits: http://www.mmkarnhem.nl/ENG/agenda/tentoonstellinge
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