Ina Kaur is an inter-media, mixed-media artist who is a native of New Delhi, India. Kaur graduated with her Masters of Fine Arts Degree with honors from Purdue University, Indiana, USA and received her Bachelors Degrees with Roll of Honor from Punjab University in Chandigarh, India. She is an active artist and her studio research has been showcased in numerous national and international exhibitions in the US, India, and abroad. Kaur has been a recipient of numerous Grants, Residencies, and Excellence Awards. She is currently an Associate Professor of Art at The University of Tampa in Florida.
Kaur’s research investigates how identities are defined and influenced by history, society, and the culture of our immediate surrounding. In this global cultural environment where identities and boundaries converge, one seeks to identify oneself. Kaur explores a continuum of cross-cultural negotiation. Localism, globalism, and hybridity have formed a new perspective for Kaur in conceptualizing and visualizing her work and identity. She lives and works between India and USA.
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About Entangled Scape collection
Our identity is a complex and Entangled amalgamation of varying influences of varying influences from the past and present. These identities are defined and influenced by our history, society, and the culture of our immediate surroundings. It also forms our perceptions and how we act, react. and process the reality. Perception is unique to every individual and is simply one’s interpretation of reality. The question, “Is the glass half empty or half full?”, can be seen as a philosophical question. The purpose of the idiom is identical to the project Entangled, as it demonstrates that the situation may be seen in different ways depending on one’s perspective and context. It shows that there may be opportunity in a situation as well as limitations. The Entangled works examines our limited knowledge and to question boundaries to discover how to connect with others.