Bangalore artist shortlisted for UK prize
Bangalore artist Sheela Gowda, who uses unconventional materials like cow dung, ash and hair to make sculptures, has been shortlisted for UK’s biggest contemporary art prize, the Artes Mundi.
Gowda is among seven artists chosen from over 750 nominations from around 90 countries. Gowda startedas a painter, but began making sculpture in response to events like Bombay riots and inequalities in India’s growth story.
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