Clark House Bombay : 'Soulmates (within time)'/ Lisa Mara Batacchi - preview.
11 June 2015
6 - 10 pm
Bull and Bird , 5.5 inch by 7.5 inches , Krishna Reddy ; Early 1950s printed 2015 by Nikhil Raunak
First of the Clark House Krishna Reddy-Judy Blum Fellows, Nikhil Raunak will began his residency in New York this April for 3 months, during which he researche and used the studio facilities at Flux House 2. The residency is supported by Judy Blum and Krishna Reddy for young artists to come live and practice in New York. Raunak will archive Reddy's drawings and prepare a project on experimental printmaking through his interactions with Reddy. Nikhil Raunak (1988) often works with cryptic codes that critique conceptual practice in the arts, inventing languages, creating videos and drawings that all stem from his study of graphic printmaking and portraiture.
Bull and Bird , was a Copper Plate was made by Krishna Reddy was trying to experiment with various carving tools. The bull is accompanied by a small dead bird carved under. The plate was lost and was then returned by Reddy's student Mark Johnson who found it at the New York University and he returned it to Judy Blum and Krishna Reddy. Nikhil Raunak collaborated with Reddy to print 22 editions of line etchings from the plate which had never been published before.