Interview | November 2013 | A conversation with Bharti Kher
MOMMY by Susan Silas and Chrysanne Stathacos
"I think the reasons I started to use them initially and the intentions with which I continue to use them now are very different. If I look back to the early nineties, when I arrived in India, it was completely alien and I felt peculiarly out of tune and out of step. So as an artist there is a way to look—it is not even a journey, because you have not even started one yet—it is about basic things: “How do I start work, what do I make, what do I look at?” So I started to look at the readymade, and I think, essentially, that was my first concern. That just became an investigation into what I did when I went into the streets—the things that I observed." More.