About

Bio

Tahireh is an Indian artist and her practice is primarily self-reflexive. Her work deals with ideas of movement and stasis that stem from her mobile existence. Her ideas find expression in the form of video, installation and sculpture. Her artwork has featured at film festivals and in galleries both in India and at international events such as the Videonale in Bonne, Germany, and Nuit Blanche in Toronto, Canada.

She received her Master’s in Fine Arts from the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD), University in Toronto, Canada. The OCAD University India Scholarship funded her graduate work. She completed her undergraduate education with distinction at the Srishti School of Art Design and Technology in Bangalore, India. She currently runs her art practice out of Koliabor in Assam and Bangalore.

 

Statement

My artwork develops in response to my immediate environment. I relocate frequently and therefore my environment is constantly changing. As a result, ideas of mobility naturally underpin my studio practice. My work explores tensions between the familiar and unfamiliar as well as movement between these dispositions. I am interested in how people can be simultaneously moving and grounded. I render these ideas through various material experiments that have their own place and time stamp.