We tend to collect things for a variety of reasons – to lend familiarity to otherwise foreign spots, or morph known places into realms of newness. Mostly, the desire to pursue meaning and forge connections with our situation and surroundings forms the patterns of what and how we collect. ‘Life in Objects’ is an ongoing experimentation made possible by putting some of our favourite objects and people under the same roof. It is a purposeful documentation of the interactions between the animate and inanimate.
Selected pieces from our collection, for a brief period, spent time in the company of curious minds – individuals with their own unique approaches to craft and the world. The experiences that they shared with the object, and the changing relationship between the object and the self are reflected in this section as unfiltered memoirs. Conceptualized with an aim to explore the ties that connect our emotional and intellectual layers to the physical world we live in, Life in Objects borrows stories that unravel in intimate, personal spaces.
Karan Shrestha is an artist and filmmaker. Shrestha presents works that are an archive of physical landscapes, political histories, and transient memories, and a speculative world that suspends reality, creating space to contemplate notions of the present.VIEW LIFE IN OBJECTS