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Welcome to our fifth episode of Y2K GROUP CHAT featuring artist Anjuli Rathod. We recorded in late September 2020.
We talk with Anjuli about her studio practice, making art at a young age, the space in-between worlds, communicating with the passed, creating a character named Red, life and death cycles, and ideas of grieving in her work.
Anjuli Rathod is an emerging artist working in Brooklyn.
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Audio timestamps below:
0:00 - Intro Music
0:15 - Y2K GROUP CHAT introduction
0:34 - Anjuli Rathod introduction and bio
0:56 - Rathod exhibition history
1:44 - Y2K-NOW + Anjuli Rathod
2:10 - Hello and Happy Fridays
2:40 - Name
3:05 - What are you working on?
3:37 - Where’s your studio?
4:37 - What are your first memories with art?
5:15 - Mr. Miller art teacher
6:10 - What inspired you when you were younger?
7:12 - Statues from parents and small paintings
8:54 - What did your parents think about you pursuing art when you were young?
10:27 - Medical books
11:20 - rotten dot com
12:26 - Where did you grow up?
12:36 - Did you imagine a future in New York?
13:27 - Boston
14:09 - Museum
14:21 - MIT
14:58 - Undergrad in Boston
16:04 - Flexibility and preparing to be an artist while in school
16:33 - Did you explore other mediums?
17:09 - Would you revisit past mediums?
17:29 - Recent ceramic work
18:15 - Spiritual elements in current work
18:53 - Life, death cycles, and grieving
19:33 - Creating Red and her journey
20:21 - Monk
20:59 - Hallucinating the passed
21:56 - Paintings imagining in-between spaces and communing
23:07 - Visions?
23:50 - Dream imagery
24:15 - Moon?
25:36 - Observers
26:09 - Butterfly meaning
27:40 - Illuminations
29:35 - Afterlife?
31:30 - Lost + The Leftovers
32:42 - Interstate Projects
34:37 - Working with acrylic and flashe + watercolor
38:07 - How are your drawings incorporated in your practice?
40:32 - Pandemic
45:05 - Revisiting galleries
47:14 - Sketching and ceramics?
48:48 - The Mystic Spiral
51:10 - Future and ceramics?
53:30 - Spirals in everything
54:02 - Continuing the series and Red’s journey
55:23 - More about Red, Anne Carson, Bhanu Kapil
58:53 - Questions / Astrology
1:00:19 - Animation, film, sci-fi
1:04:12 - Thank you