Friday, October 23, 2015

Majnu Ka Tila uses Hindu mythology to explore ecological concerns in India

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
Majnu Ka Tila's "ABSUR -CITY -PITY -DITY" runs October 29 – December 5, 2015
NEW YORK---Jack Shainman Gallery is pleased to present Vibha Galhotra’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. Majnu Ka Tila, 2015 is a tapestry comprised entirely of ghungroos, small metal bells worn on women’s bodies in traditional Indian dance. The short film Manthan, 2015 invokes a legend from Hindu mythology in which the gods churn the ocean to obtain the nectar of immortality. Jack Shainman Gallery, 513 West 20th Street, New York, NY; (212)645-1701; jackshainman.com