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  • View of “B. V. Suresh,” 2015. Photo: Babu Eshwar Prasad.

    B. V. Suresh

    Vadehra Art Gallery | D-40

    The silence of the dimly lit ground-floor room was punctured by the shriek of an iron weight, suspended near the ceiling, suddenly bearing down. Luckily, its anticipated crash landing was arrested by a pad of cotton that cushioned the impact. Nearby, other weights hovered tantalizingly over cushions, their heaviness forming a curious counterpoint to the pillowy softness of the cotton. At the other end of the room, a rotating mechanical contraption reminiscent of a cotton gin cast flickering shadows on the wall as cotton shreds floated about. With these installations—respectively titled

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