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Poison Berries: Janhavi Sharma Exhibition

A photograph of a half shell filled with small pearls sitting on green moss
A photograph of a half shell filled with small pearls sitting on green moss

Overview

Reflecting on her childhood and matrilineal heritage, the artist uses orange poison berries from her backyard, layering them over new and archival photographs. This act serves as a metaphor for the interwoven continuity of time. The inedible fruit, originally from the Caribbean region, now grows in the artist’s home garden as a thriving attraction for the songbirds and a reminder of present pasts.

In this work, she explores themes of identity, memory, and the interplay between reality and fiction. Through the lens of nostalgia, she investigates the allure and unreachability of the past, symbolised by the captivating yet harmful berries.

Dates

20 Mar – 27 Apr 2024
April 2024
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