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- Balamohan Shingade, Atsushi Iseki
Artist, musician and writer Balamohan Shingade originates from Hyderabad, India. A student of Shri Rajendra Kandalgaonkar of Kirana Gharana, a disciple of the late, Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Balamohan is a vocalist in the Shastriya Sangit tradition, more commonly known as Hindustani or North Indian Classical music. He is also an artist, producing installations and site specific works.
Atsushi Iseki is a Japanese sound poet and Buddhist scholar...
1 play with words and sound, try to see what are there in the meaningless.
2 can we still sing, when our songs are taken away? If we can, what are we singing when we do? If our songs have been part of us, who are we, singing without them?
3 play with words and sound. Goes with the flow, but will accept it when there is none. Tomorrow is another day, and so is the day after.
4 play with words and sound. Will see how the least interesting feelings can be something else.
5 there is no miracle. But I pray for one. There is no miracle. But I pray for one. And life is too short to change this.
"Fergus Collinson's work has the poetry of true primitivism" - Elva Bett
"A genuine naive artist" - Ian Wedde
Fergus Collinson grew up in a raw timber town in a rambling wooden house surrounded by wildlife and gooseberry brushes, with macrocarpas and waterfalls in the distance.
He is largely self taught.
fIERCE mONGOLIAN pEASANTS:
I'm thirty six. Its my birthday, but I love the sand papered wildness of running down to the raging vibrant Paekakariki surf too much to bother getting back to town to celebrate.
These paintings are about being lovably gloriously manly, womanly. In Siberia Southerly this winter I celebrate a surfer bouncing in, out, beyond Wahine Park's Tug Brothers rock.
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