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  • Amba Sayal-Bennett, Aera, 2017, drawing, projection, and mixed media, 10' 4“ x 10' 7/8” x 4' 10 5/8".

    Amba Sayal-Bennett

    Carbon 12

    While drawing is the undeniable core of Amba Sayal-Bennett’s practice, this strong, self-assured exhibition, “Plane Maker,” provocatively and playfully expanded the field of drawing into other dimensions. The thirty-four small abstract drawings that were shown here, along with a pair of sculptures and an installation incorporating a projected image of a drawing, intuitively combine references derived from a broad spectrum of diagrammatic sources, suggesting everything from scientific schematics and architectural drawings—both plans and cross sections—to mystical charts and esoteric

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