Shilpa Gupta

Salil Tripathi

September 2018: Thought on Shilpa Gupta’s Work by Salil Tripathi

At Edinburgh College of Art near the Fire Station this summer, there is a large hall that was dark, with limited, pale lighting. Once your eyes adjust to the darkness, you can see certain shapes – of erect nails standing firm, piercing through white sheets. You can imagine them as flags – white flags – but not of surrender, but of purity. There are words on those sheets. Words that survive. Read more