Viviane Rombaldi Seppey
Lot #144

Jaali 14, 2010

Gouache, pencil and bindi dots on paper. Framed.

11 x 9"

”Jaali" are perforated stones with an ornamental pattern that can be seen in Rajasthan. Often used as a screen, women could look outside their world without being seen. The series emerges as a reflection on the way we look "outside" and how the "inside" is perceived.


Artist's Bio:

Viviane Rombaldi Seppey is a New York based multimedia artist working in drawing, photography, painting and installation. Her work is informed by her family history and migratory experiences. She holds a BFA from National Art School in Sydney, Australia and a MFA from Lasalle-SIA College of the Arts in Singapore.

She holds an MFA from RMIT Melbourne, Australia, and has exhibited at numerous institutions worldwide, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL; the Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY; the Hunterdon Art Museum, NJ; and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia. In New York she had solo shows at Smack Mellon, the Kentler International Drawing Space, Wave Hill and the Center for Book Arts among others.

She was awarded residencies at the Lower East Side Printshop, at Bundanon Trust in Australia, at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, MA, at Banff Center for Arts and Creativity in Canada,  at Ucross Foundation in Wyoming.

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