Conversation with the artist Manish Nai

Art of Change 21 - How did you start using recycled materials in your work? Manish Nai - Collecting old stuff is my hobby and obsession. In my daily life I am overwhelmed by it! It is time for us to understand how and why we consume the way we do and face up to [...]

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Manish Nai, “A History of Gestures”

Manish Nai is a leading figure in Indian contemporary art. A fan of upcycling, he seizes upon used clothing, newspapers, and other everyday consumer goods in major Indian cities to shed light on their social, demographic, environmental, and economic narratives. Presented at the Kavi Gupta Gallery in Chicago, these new works retain the artist’s personal take on minimalism and reflect his increasingly mature [...]

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