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REVIEWS

NEW DELHI

Nature Morte

Rohini Devasher

Permutation

ROHINI DEVASHER, Bloodlines, 2010, video still. Courtesy Gallery Nature Morte, New Delhi.

Fossus (2011), the opening installation in Rohini Devasher’s debut solo exhibition in New Delhi, appears at first glance to resemble the film of a cerebral CT scan, albeit grossly hypertrophied. The dramatic tableau consists of a large, brain-shaped, sandstone cut-out against a black background, with kaleidoscopic visuals projected on its surface. As the imagery shown onto the brain-like relief begins to morph, the once familiar organ takes on the appearance of a honeycombed…

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