Saturday, April 7, 2012
Breather, developed by Andrea Polli illustrates the problem of air pollution in Delhi India, where one person dies every hour from breathing complications. In this work, a common Indian car is encased in a plastic bubble that inflates and deflates at a rate similar to human breathing. Commissioned by Khoj International, New Delhi. Khoj Studios based in New Delhi sees its role as an incubator for art and ideas, artistic exchange and dialog in the visual arts. Through their programming they aim to assist and develop, forms of art such as media art, performance, video, environmental, public and community based art, sound and other experimental modes of cultural production.