crisis care catharsis

A Curatorial Epilogue

Though a failed utopia, the postcolonial city still preserves some cathartic power, giving perhaps the last chance to begin from where we the moderns went wrong. The labour of care, and caring for Nature provide the curatorial clues to understand how the city still nudges humanity to survive.

NILIMA SHEIKH Salam Chechi, 2018 Painted in Casein Tempera, mounted on board (5 plywood panels)
JAYASHREE CHAKRAVARTY Roots, 2014 Cotton fabric jute, tea stain, aluminium strips, Steel wires, Nepali paper