Nanda Khiara

Artist Based in London.


The year 2016 experienced a disquieting numbers of natural disasters, refugee crises, political unrest, terror attacks and millions of people across the globe faced disastrous existences. With the thought of humanity on my mind, I created this series to explore the actions that humans choose which can either enhance or […]

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The Golden Five

Is it some stroke of luck, utter coincidence or maybe some well thought design that makes the number ‘five’ rule our lives? From the essence of nature—earth, water, fire, wind and ether, to our five faculties that aggregates a mortal, number five is the pivot of our existence. According ‘five’ […]

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Organized Chaos

Nanda’s imagination captures the recycling of all the waste, deposited in the Dharavi Slum Area. The colors of the garbage that was deposited in Dharavi ranged from plastics, papers, clothes, metal debris, junk, metals, scrapping, to name a few… The works created in this series are heavy impasto-style paintings with […]

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Beautiful pictures are developed from the negative in the dark room. It’s how you perceive darkness. Each of us has a different perspective on things around us – different opinions on issues, different views and perceptions on each other’s differences. The paintings in this series are created to show vulnerability, […]

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Time Travel

Time confounds and illuminates. While most people think of time as a constant, physicist Albert Einstein showed that time is an illusion; it is relative — it can vary for different observers depending on your speed through space. To Einstein, time is the “fourth dimension. This series represents traveling – […]

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Magnificent Royals

Literature in colour Nanda Khiara was invited to create a series for the Great Indian Lit Fest, held at Udaipur, Rajasthan. The event was created to discuss the impact of bringing regional literature to fore and real gems of literatures. A private, invite-only event, it was held at The Great […]

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Eye / I (Plural)

Eyes speak without words. I (plural) see and reflect the world. This series of I/Eye’s symbolizes the imminent future of the dreamer, passing from one medium through another Is the glass half empty or half full? Well, depends on the perspective of the person looking at the glass. With static […]

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