Symmetry and shadow come together fantastically in artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s new installation.
The Pakistani-American artist explores the relationship between light and cast shadow emitting from a suspended cube adorned with beautiful carved patterns. Titled, “Intersections”, Agha’s installation is leaving admirers in awe at the Rice Gallery.
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The work is inspired by Agha’s visit to the Alhambra, an Islamic palace in Granada built in 889. Agha writes, “To my amazement [I] discovered the complex expressions of both wonder and exclusion that have been my experience while growing up.”
Check out some high-quality images of Intersections and watch Walley Films‘ profile of Agha below.