Close
Close

EXHIBITIONS

Karthik Pandian “Tamil Man” at Federica Schiavo Gallery, Milan

When I walk slowly across the floor of the studio, I step with my ancestors. I step with outcastes, migrants and refugees. I step with artists, dancers and pilgrims. My foot trembles, unaccustomed to this labor. It is painted, made up in the guise of a sculpture. I step into Tamil Man, into the vision of Malvina Hoffman, who put her self-proclaimed capacity to see and identify true racial types to work in her monumental commission of the Hall of the Races of Mankind at the Field Museum of Chicago in the 1930s. I step out of the museum, out of the studio and into a pose as a living sculpture. On the banks of the river, I perform austerities. Trembling, I die and give birth to myself, every 29.97th of a second.

Karthik Pandian

 

at Federica Schiavo Gallery, Milan
until 25 July 2018

Related Articles
EXHIBITIONS
Carroll Dunham “Recent Paintings” at Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
Neïl Beloufa “La morale della storia”, at ZERO…, Milan
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
“As a butterfly folded in a caterpillar that will soon unfold” at NıCOLETTı, London
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
Emir Šehanović “The world was to me a secret which I desired to divine” at Eugster||Belgrade, Belgrade
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
Renée Levi “Allora” at Istituto Svizzero, Milan
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
Mateusz Choróbski “High Windows” at Galeria Wschod, Warsaw
(Read more)