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  • Shambhavi Kaul, Scene 32, 2009, 16-mm film and HD video, color and black-and-white, sound, 5 minutes.

    Shambhavi Kaul

    Jhaveri Contemporary

    Shambhavi Kaul seems endlessly enchanted with the idea that extraterrestrials are just an Orbitz booking away. Though her work has been shown internationally at events and platforms including the BFI London Film Festival, this exhibition, “Lunar State,” was Kaul’s first solo gallery show. It comprised three short videos (including transfers from film) and one set of five digital prints. Titled Planet, 2014, the prints each feature an identical image seemingly taken from an in-flight magazine and tinted a radioactive brass—whether one is looking at clouds, rocks, a gasoline explosion, or

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