We used materials like plastic, sprouted seeds, stitched leaf plates,
food grains, animal bones, collected fresh from butcher shops, Coke
cans, and Earth. Please refer to note on thoughts and concerns we had
as we were working towards the show.
"Celebration of abundance is inmate
to almost all communities. A seed sprouting, growing, blossoming
and giving fruit makes us happy. We are revitalised and we celebrate ourselves
with it. The perennial desire for life and prosperity is greater than
the breadth of Earth and Heaven,
Greater than all things moving
and inert, and beyond the reach of wind or fire, the sun or the moon.
It is this primordial cosmic desire that in men and women becomes human
desire binding us all into a community and also to earth, animate and
Modern consumerist life has changed the intrinsic character of this celebration.
Here prosperity lost its meaning as fullness of life but gained new meaning
In the new market "The synthetic projects itself as natural, the
decaying as garden fresh, the unwholesome as salutary. The possibility
that products have, to appear other than what they are has no limit. Added
to this one have an array of alien products to meet a cultivated alien
and accumulating demands. From this vicious circle of demand-supply what
churns out is the waste. Wasting is an inherent illness of this modern
day celebration. How do we deal with this illness? How do we understand
waste as material?