OPENING THURSDAY 31 MAY, 6–8:30pm
1 JUNE – 15 AUGUST 2018
Tejal Shah, Between the Waves - Secret, digital collage, 2013
The universe is not only queerer than we suppose, it is queerer than we can suppose.
Evolutionary biologist J.B.S. Haldane
Tejal Shah will present a selection of new works alongside a 5-channel video installation Between the Waves (2012). Informed by queer, feminist and Buddhist thought, Shah explores the interdependence of living organisms and the importance of care in times of spiritual and ecological precarity.
Tejal Shah (b.1979, Bhilai, India) studied at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, and at the Art Institute of Chicago, United States. Her works have been shown widely in museums, galleries, and film festivals including the Kunsthaus Hamburg (2017), the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2017), Zuckerman Museum of Art, Atlanta (2017), the Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo (2016-17), Whitechapel Gallery, London (2014), documenta 13, Kassel (2012), Centre Pompidou, Paris (2011), Tate Modern, London (2006), the Serpentine Gallery, London (2009), among others. http://tejalshah.in/