Thejaswini Chandran's photo-series PERMISSION is a visual exploration of the subject of passports, visas and mobility inequality. Through portrait, still life and architectural photographs, Chandran reveals the fragility and yet, tenacity of the concept of citizenship in the modern surveillance state.
I don't know. And that's a good thing, I think.
One that is functional but has quirk.
The first year of the Coronavirus pandemic. I felt like the world was ending and when classes and assignments carried on as usual I experienced burn-out and dissociation.
Kind of a problematic fave, but I'm loving Andy Warhol right now. Another more consistent inspiration in my life has been Wes Anderson and his cinema. I love art that uses comedy to challenge and subvert the cultures we all accept as norm.
Idle and think. Read and write stuff down. Rinse and repeat.
Studying art is a lot of time spent alone. Learn to love yourself.
I expanded my world-view. Living alone for the first time in a foreign country was a coming-of-age experience.
Because I love medium of photography.
Final submissions week
Take a nap, have a party. Not sure in which order.