Miaja Gallery is bringing together a group of Indian artists to present an exhibition entitled ‘Tales from India’ come 31 August to 17 September 2016.
The artworks depict the daily lives led in modern and traditional India, with influences from ancient Indian philosophy and folklore. The collection of artworks is an imprint of the artists featured and inspired by each of their own personal journies.
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The Tyagi’s Gyan Mudra Series
About the artist © Miaja Gallery : Artist Aashish Singh Tyagi produces the Tyagi’s Gyan Mudra series which materialises all the Indian tales and philosophies that he grew up on. He felt an urge to design and collaborate with the local craftsmen that he met along his journeys through India, to create something beautiful and meaningful, and in his small way to help to conserve their crafts and heritage.
The Padhchinh Series
About the artist © Miaja Gallery : Animals have always inspired and enriched Artist Alpana Ahuja’s life, almost being the fuel for her journey as an artist. Her current muse is the Indian elephant, and has been working with Wildlife SOS (India) to create a series of works called ‘Padhchinh’, created with the footprints of rescued elephants which carry the stories of their plight.
The Cityscapes Series
About the artist © Miaja Gallery : Artist Kaushik Raha’s cityscapes create a correlation between his surroundings and his artistic practice. Each artwork depicts stories told and lives lived on the streetscapes of India, framing the nuances of everyday life.
Miaja Design + Bernadaud Collaboration Series
About the series © Miaja Gallery : These porcelain photographs capture simple moments from the streets of Mumbai, and are made into something precious by the process of imprinting created by renowned artisans Bernadaud.
The collection was designed for the Sofitel Mumbai BKC, as part of a limited edition tableware series.