Veerta Kumar


Tedhi Nazar  (oblique gaze)

Oil paint, tarlatan-acrylic skin, image transfer, LEDs, concrete tube, wood

I paint and embellish childhood photographs through layered glazes and interlaced mark-making, producing an illuminated aesthetic of dislocation and protection.

Relating Nazar (evil eye/envious gaze) to an omnipresent colonial gaze, I seek to veil vulnerability from exposition in a world saturated by misrecognition.