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Wherein lies continue: An antidote to emptiness via canvases full of memories

Sunil Padwal exhibited his solo work last month prior to the Art Fair. For him, objects, from an old radio to clothes hangers, evoke fleeting memories, emotions and worlds we once inhabited.

It is a scribble on a wall in pencil. Grey and unassuming.

"Wherein lies continue," the artist wrote on a wall at Gallery Ske's Booth at the India Art Fair 2019 edition.

On the other wall, there are the characteristic empty drawers, hand drawings, old radios and a typewriter arranged in a collage. We tell ourselves we can reclaim the past. This is how we continue with the lies.

An old radio can never play those songs again. The air waves are lost.

A lost object, a found

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