Explorer of Peripheries - Praneet Soi

IANS | Outlook

While he has always been intrigued by the media gaze towards different events, he feels that it is imperative for him to enter those areas and look at what popular media prefers to ignore -- be it Kashmir or Palestine (''Anamorphosis'', body of three works at London''s The Mosaic Rooms-2019 informed by his experiences of the two places).

One of four artists representing India at the Indian Pavilion at Venice Biennale (2011), where he created a site-specific drawing installation, Netherlands-based Indian artist Praneet Soi, who was also a part of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (2016) insists that it is not the politics of places in the living with unrest that attract him as there is already a lot of material available about what is happening there.

13 July 2020