The story of Ramayana were first recorded in 24,000 stanzas by the Hindu sage and Sanskrit poet Valmiki around 300 BC. It is constantly rewritten and reinterpreted, continuing to evolve today. In 1987 the Ramayana TV-series became the most-watched mythological series ever.
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Memory come to Rajesh, 2014
In Fields of Sight, Gauri Gill collaborates with Warli painter Rajesh Vangad from Ganjad, Dahanu – an Adivasi village in coastal Maharashtra – to present her most recent body of work. The work’s visual language emerged symbiotically from Gill’s initial experiences of photographing the landscape in Ganjad, where she felt that although her camera was perhaps capturing the distinct ‘chameleon-like’ skin of what she was ‘seeing’ through her camera, it was missing vital aspects of what was not apparent to the eye of the outsider.
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