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KICHU X SHILO

PICKING UP PIECES OF MYSELF 

 

In an ancient story, Satis burning body falls across 57 spaces across the subcontinent- scattered throat, left eye, right eye, lips, yoni, thigh bone, heart, lungs, ribs. At each place her body fell- a sacred place emerged.

her heart (shankari) at 8.5874° N, 81.2152° E

her navel (kamakshi) at 12.8185° N, 79.6947° E

The place between her eyebrows (jwalamukhi) at 32.0998° N, 76.2691° E”

The art installation acts as a metaphor for how many times we break down and pick ourselves back together- piece by piece.  In this collaboration between Kichu and Shilo, we make this  art wearable with potent intention and magic. 

Each organ has been handcrafted in Rajasthan with an intention (iccha) to be fulfilled. 

Wear your heart on your chest (to be loved), 

expose your ribcage (to be protected), 

let yourself breathe better, 

or ask to be seen, heard and desired. 

 

 


 

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