Waste Found Objects (tissue paper rolls)
This installation & performative artwork that was exhibited over 3 days. I enacted the ‘Buddha’ & meditated for 2 hours continuously at the base of the ‘Bodhi Tree’ on each day during the exhibition. The ‘Bodhi Tree’ is made out of weapons and guns and war tank (which are made out of wasteful tissue paper rolls). This artwork signifies the peace that is sought by all individuals in a chaotic world. I embodied the Buddha who despite external havoc found his inner-self. This was my own attempt to introspect & find peace amongst the chaos which I am surrounded by in my city life. Despite meditating in front of a crowd, in a noisy place I saw a glimpse of internal peace.
Accompanied concept note to contextualize the performance:
An illustration done for the performance: