Powerhouse: Sangeeta Sandrasegar

Sangeeta Sandrasegar, What Falls From View, Installation, khadi and silk, hand-dyed in Indian indigo (Indigofera tinctoria) and Australian native cherry (Exocarpos cuppressiformis), five textiles of approximately 520 × 90cm each, Melbourne, Australia, 2019. Powerhouse Museum collection. Photograph by Zan Wimberley, courtesy of Powerhouse Museum

Sangeeta Sandrasegar‘s work features ⁠in the exhibition Charkha and Kargha at Powerhouse Museum. Taking its title from cross-cultural words charkha (spinning wheel) and kargha (loom), the exhibition features 100 rare and unseen objects, exploring the tools and crafts employed in Indian textile design and production.⁠ Sangeeta Sandrasegar’s work in the exhibition What falls from view, 2019, features Khadi and silk pieces, hand-dyed in Indian indigo and Australian native cherry.

In addition, Sandrasegar’s work will feature in the 2023 Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present. More than 150 artists from diverse cultures will be represented, accompanied by a programme of film, music and performance.

Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (details to be released by Sharjah Art Foundation soon)
7 February to 11 June 2023

Charkha and Kargha
Powerhouse Museum, Ultimo, Sydney
Curator: Dr Pedram Khosronejad
until 15 January 2023

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