(Highlights from the Exhibition series DIFFICULT LOVES. (31st January 2013 - 8th December 2013)
Her video installations have many a times delved into the mythologies associated with rivers like Ganga and Yamuna and multiple ecosystems that surround it.
Two elements that’s arise from her body of work are minimalism and abstraction whilst maintaining the brutality and the violence in everything feminine. Her penchant to create large scale magnanimous installations from the finest of materials like human hair acts as a metaphor in itself. Sheela Gowda establishes herself as one of those women artists who have delved deeper into the nuances of the feminine form and brought out its violence to massive detail, so much so to the magnitude of abysmal abstraction, thus realizing its ultimate paradox.