NEHA VEDPATHAK
Those Places

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Plucked Paper
I am drawn to paper, it is familiar, flexible and a giving natural material. I have been using Japanese hand-made paper in small parts in my paintings over the years. But since 2009 ''paper'' has become the main focus of my investigation. After playing with this paper for a while, I developed a technique I call 'plucking''. ''Plucking'' is the main technique used in all my paper sculptures and installations. Here, I separate the fibers of the Japanese hand-made paper using a tiny pushpin. The resultant paper resembles a lace fabric, which I then use to make individual works. ''Plucked'' paper is delicate, yet strong. I have used acrylic polymer to strengthen the larger pieces