Space Through Time
Venue: CLUB VASCO DA GAMA, PANJIM
Time: 10:30 – 20:00
Space has always been the great unknown. Our ancestors viewed the sky as a mysterious place filled with gods and omens. It was only one hundred and twelve years ago that Einstein revealed his laws of relativity and only twenty seven years ago that we launched the Hubble telescope so we could look far past our galaxy.
‘Space through time’ takes a look at the human perception of space throughout our brief history and how this ever-changing perception shapes our position in the universe, both physically and philosophically. Taking the mythology and philosophy of our ancestors and bridging them to modern scientific questioning and exploration, the project aims to explore our heavens, an ever-evolving constant.
Tanya Mehta is a new media artist. She has completed three successful solo shows at Gallery 545 (Bangalore), the Lalit Kala Akademi (Chennai) and most recently, at Gallery Sumukha (Bangalore). Her works have featured in several exhibitions, including Palette Art Gallery (Delhi) during the India Art Fair, Target Art Gallery (Washington DC), Shoreditch Town Hall (London), The Goldsmiths NAB Space (London) and Gallery Sumukha (Bangalore). Her work has also been published in the art journal The Fuchsia Tree. She is part of the Artist Pension Trust and The Art Place collection.
Tanya completed her MA in Goldsmiths, London, in Photography (The Image and Electronic Arts). She works with new mixed media, photographing everyday objects and turning them into alternate realities through collage and digital painting. She works closely with fine art printmaking and experiments with various modern technologies—lenticular prints and animated light boxes—to add movement, depth and an all-round dynamism to her art.
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