Penumbra by Studio Mumbai/Bijoy Pain in Betts Project Gallery

18/05/2017
Penumbra by Studio Mumbai/Bijoy Pain in Betts Project Gallery
[LON] UK 06.05 > 10.06.2017
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Penumbra by Studio Mumbai/Bijoy Pain in Betts Project Gallery. Photography © Studio Mumbai. Image courtesy of Betts Project
The Betts Project Art Gallery will host the first solo exhibition of the artist Bijoy Jain / Studio Mumbai in the UK. Do not miss it!
Betts Project is delighted to present Penumbra, an exhibition of renowned Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai.

This will be the artist’s first solo exhibition in the UK. The exhibition will present a landscape through an exploration of material studies varying in scales, forms & techniques, all interspersed through intuition and intention, to allow the audience to immerse themselves in these distant landscapes where existence is not reactionary but elemental. These landscapes are both notional and real at the same time.

​Penumbra:
n. comp. from lat. paene ‘nearly’ and umbra ‘shadow’.
An intermediate area or state between shadow and light.

‘Civilization is built on an aqueous foundation. A world that is in a constant flux, a culture continually in ebb and flow.’
Bijoy Jain.

‘Immediacy of material and immediacy of actions - of doing and undoing, is the only way to negotiate uncertainty. Spontaneity allows us to be agile and adaptable against circumstances beyond our control. Temporality then, is not consequential but intentional that can constantly abs...read more
Address
Betts Project, 100 Central Street, Londo
n EC1V 8AJ
Dates
Saturday 6 May to Saturday 10 June 2017
Preview: Friday 5 May 6-8pm
Opening Hours
Wednesday – Friday 11am-6pm Saturday 12
-5pm or by appointment

Studio Mumbai

Studio Mumbai, works with a human infrastructure of skilled artisans, technicians and draftsmen who design and build the work directly. This group shares an environment created from an iterative process, where ideas are explored through the production of large-scale mock-ups, models, material studies, sketches and drawings. Projects are developed through careful consideration of place a...read more