Nina Sanadze
Polyphony: Orchestra Fragment I, 2021
Stretched window blind fabric, inedible archival ink and markers, cotton thread
65.8 x 35.4cm

Blending histories, geographies, time and space, Polyphony seeks to access and arithmetically decode something beyond its constructed images — an elusive, coveted meaning that we can only see in the unconscious mind’s eye.

The drawings of Polyphony are based on historic photographs from Georgia (former USSR) picturing the artist’s orchestra conductor father and her choir conductor mother. For Sanadze, the choir and orchestra are a reminder, a quixotic inspiration and a metaphor for the potential of magical beauty and harmony that people can create together.

Courtesy of the artist.

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