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Artist of The Day | Astha Butail

Astha Butail

Unborn 1 and 2

2014 Archival ink on sheer muslin dhotis 42 × 96 in


Astha Butail, born in 1977 in Amritsar, India unravels Indian mythology and methods of storytelling and memory. Her work is a collection of experiences, poems, sketches, stories that interact with one another. Astha Butail's recent solo exhibition Locus of Being was presented at& GALLERYSKE, Bangalore (2017). Her recent group exhibitions include Raster Emerging from the grid, Experimenter, Kolkata (2016), Codes of Culture, GALLERYSKE, New Delhi (2015). Her commission was presented in the exhibition Fracture - Indian Textiles, New Conversations at the Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon (2015). Her debut solo exhibition, Manifested Ratios, was shown at GALLERYSKE Bangalore (2014). She has exhibited at Devi Art Foundation's Sarai Reader (2013) and Masque libros Artists' Book Fair, Madrid (2013). Her project in& the Absence of Writing has been selected for the BMW Art Journey 2017. Butail lives and works in Gurgaon, India.

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