9 December, 2019 - 11 January, 2020
Ankon Mitra is an architect, landscape designer, sculptor of Folds - and pioneer of Origami in India. Recipient of the All-India Gold Medal for Sculpture in 2018 from the Prafulla Dahanukar Foundation, he has shown his work at exhibitions in India, Italy, France, U.K and the U.S. His art has been published in the Victoria and Albert Museum's catalogue of 'Papercrafts' published by the Thames and Hudson in 2018. He has conducted several workshops on Geometry and Origami, notably at the Nanyang and Ngee Ann School of Design and Environment, Singapore, NID India and the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, teaching undergraduate and post graduate design and architecture students about origami and its multi-faceted implications for spaces,products and industry. His work has been shown at the India Art Fair, and at the Lucca Biennale in Italy, and is a part of collections and spaces in Asia and Europe.
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Bells of Light
Dupont Tyvek and Clear Polypropylent Composite, Kirigami fretwork, hand-folded, hung from ceiling, lighting installation including LED lights.
180 x 180 x 106cm
CODE: ANKM / 1