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Inherited Memory

05 June 2020

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18 October 2019

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In Letter and Spirit

09 June 2016

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  • Sunday Mumbai Mirror. Young Artists to watch out for

    Saubiya Chasmawala, 30, Baroda Her second solo exhibition, Batin at Tarq in Mumbai (2019) was the result of an intuitive, almost meditative mark making process.    

    Sunday Mumbai Mirror
    22 Mar 2020
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  • Art India Magazine: Flesh and Bone

    In Saubiya Chasmawala's Batin (2019) at Tarq, Mumbai, Arabic letters are rendered on paper with a performative flourish to release charged formal patterns. The gesture of continuously repeating sharpes - the curls, the curves, the swirls- is liberating but also paradoxically leads to the celebration of an overwhelming desire to shroud, shadow and envelop.

    Art India
    30 Jan 2020
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  • Matters of the Art

    After her show Pilgrimage of Historical Oversights at Clark House in 2017, artist Saubiya Chasmawala return with her second solo exhibition in Mumbai this month. For this show, she attempts to engage with the Arabic script, in a bid to push the boundaries of abstraction. The artist - who is the recipient of the prestigious Nasreen Mohamedi Scholarship Award (2011-12) and Inlaks Fine Art Award (2016) - currently practices her art at a personal studio in Vadodara.

    Mumbai Mirror
    24 Oct 2019
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  • Goodbye to Language

    These artist focus on materiality of words instead of there meaning in the show of Tarq, Mumbai,.

    Art India
    02 Jul 2018
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  • The Word Alone

    We have been brought up to believe in the sanctity of the written word — promises are binding when they appear in textual form, histories are deemed legitimate when they are recorded in writing and memories are sanctified as facts when published as autobiography.

    The Indian Express
    29 Jun 2016
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  • Words of art

    Bringing together three artists from three countries, Tarq’s ongoing exhibition, In Letter and Spirit, focuses on words and how the trio interprets text

    The Hindu
    22 Jun 2016
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  • It’s only Words

    if you wish to see an alamgamation of art and books, head to in letter and spirit, an exhibition , where collection of work by three artists..

    HT Cafe
    09 Jun 2016
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