Why do we feel the need to ‘perform’ in our everyday lives – wearing certain clothes, changing our accent, using different vocabularies? Is in in an effort to fit in, or stand out… or both? Searching for an identity is a universal pursuit that Patel explores through his work.
The talk is in conjunction with Patel’s Heaven and Earth exhibition, in which he a displays a unique way to access the complex time cycles of the classical Indian drum, the tabla.
Heaven and Earth is in our Cube Gallery until 12 July. Find out more.