The six paintings in Renuka’s Living Ark series show various intersections of women and nature. Her works are strongly reflective of eco-feminism in art. The paintings in the series show a progressive movement between humankind and nature. The colourful fauna also gives a colourful visual contrast to the dull yet serene grey and earthy hues.
The sculpture titled Ecstasy depicting the embracing figures of a woman and man with the head of an impala with it’s beautiful horns- a fitting crown to the creation of nature. The art piece not just amalgamates mankind with the animal species as shown in myths across cultures, but also underscores our equal status in nature. The contouring of the bodies, the sharp chiselled features, and the delicate embrace celebrates the beauty of nature’s creation.

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