The imagery in the paintings move from represented memories to objects as signs of preciousness in life – love, understanding, knowledge, and growth – with light as a reference to an excerpt: ‘..as a web of light is flung across those dim places of the body where we hate to hide again.’, from the poem ‘An October Morning’, by Jayanta Mahapatra.
Karishma D’souza (b. 1983, Mumbai) lives and works in Goa, India. She graduated from the Goa College of Art in 2004 (Painting), and did her post-graduation in Printmaking at the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S University, Baroda, Gujarat. She was an artist-in-residence at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, from 2012-2013. At the beginning of 2015 she had a major solo exhibition at Xippas Gallery in Paris.
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