First Light (2022)

Darshika Singh

First Light is the intermingling of the fractal nature of perception, a rush to abstraction, pure forms, and how the natural progression of thought is also one of alienation.

The artwork incorporates elements from the immediate natural surrounding; pests, sound of air, hymns, and light. Further, it investigates whether isolation brings about the unraveling of the composite mundane through a fresh vantage point. It delves into the disorderly nature of such observational activity and seeks to explore the nuances and stratas embedded in the act of observation itself.

Artist's Bio

Darshika Singh is an interdisciplinary artist from Lucknow, currently developing her practice in Mumbai, India. She has a diploma in Fine Arts from Central Saint Martins. She describes her art practice as a process of "seeing," and she believes that all sight must start from the observance of the mundane and elevate itself into the essential of things. Her art is an attempt to translate this essential sight, into a world filled with its own symbology and metaphysics that can contain and exist simultaneously both inside and outside the perceptible world.