Visited the YBCA – Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, to check out some contemporary India artists. The show is titled “The Matter Within” and we were quite pleasantly surprised by a quite a number of images, altho the show was a little too photography influenced.
The Yogini (above) by Pushpamala N. was a beautiful piece with the artist posing in her own fantasy photograph. Next up were some fun photographs portraying cross-dressers and guys in drag within various rebellious settings. (below)
The commentary on commercialization and pop culture by Thukral & Tagra – detergent bottles with men as labels, was strong & arresting. (below)