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HONG KONG

Para Site

Sheela Gowda

SHEELA GOWDA, Either Way, 2015, Wool, human hair and wood, dimensions variable. 

Courtesy the artist and Para Site, Hong Kong.

For nearly 25 years, Sheela Gowda has been lauded for her use of agrarian materials, such as cow dung and jute, sourced from her native India, as well as thread and human hair. After completing her formal art education in the late 1980s, Gowda began questioning her approach toward painting, partly in response to the political upheavals occurring in India at the time. This prompted…

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