Chittrovanu Mazumdar: undated Nightskin

30 Apr — 26 Aug 2017 at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, United States


In undated Nightskin, illumination and darkness form a central axis in Chittrovanu Mazumdar’s work. The Indo-French artist’s installations are punctuated by a sense of disembodiment and meditations on the subjective experience of time.

At the heart of Mazumdar’s work sits the inevitable tension between dark and light. Darkness forms a first impression. Swelling and pervasive, it evokes vulnerability and desire. In the dark, we experience total blind- ness, our surroundings are illegible. The artist’s work is the story of this long night.

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Wall Street International
May 13, 2017

Installation View of Chittrovanu Mazumdar: undated Nightskin.