These works are devoid of human figures and instead represent my inner landscape, with other visual symbols. They are mythical landscapes, derived from my imagining of the dichotomy between heaven and hell. They depict the confusion of my mind.
Parag’s meditative practice of achieving realism on canvas is often mistaken for photographs, his troubling paintings of faces and bare bodies design a carefully linked chain on the compelling ways that material, subject, and sensibility can align on canvas.
According to the Department of Kerala Tourism statistics in 2018, the growth rate of ayurveda tourists is increasing every year 20-25 percent. The popularity of ayurveda attracted tourists and they helped in spreading ayurveda around the globe.
In a way, all these icons, symbols, sites, figures and images are all out of their place and time, it is as if they are all gathered here to create certain intersections of memory, thought and feeling to prompt reactions and reflections in us.
Biju Ibrahim captures the essence of rustic geographies, the people who are now becoming archive of the earth, the mythic and mystery of spaces and places, broken vessels and torn fabric, alleys of now filled with the density of then or before.
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