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An interview with Anita Dube

Kamala Kapoor

ANITA DUBE, The Book, 1997, 'Silence (Blood Wedding)', one of thirteen pieces, bone,
velvet, lace, beads, glass, thread, dimensions variable.

Delhi-based Anita Dube's close contacts with sculptor friends in Baroda in the mid-1980s led to her initial self-taught attempts at wood carving and clay modelling. An art historian by training, Dube was fascinated by the medium, became a full-time sculptor and exhibited her work for the first time in a group show in 1987. Over the years her use of traditional methods and materials has given…

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