Art from very little

Goddess Kali is a recurring theme in her work
A three-dimensional collage of a village woman made from paper pulp, depicting her putting ‘ghute’ (cow-dung cakes) on the wall of a mud house
Mother and Daughter’  (courtesy: Art Alive Gallery)

Shakila is a collage artist that has developed a unique style much appreciated,  with little formal training.  Her story is quite a read adopted parent when young would send her old newspapers to make paper bags to suplement her earning.  Instead she developed a unique collage style, mixing paint and cuttings.


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