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Pradeep Kandel Who Am I?

Work by Pradeep Kandel, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Pradeep Kandel, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Pradeep Kandel, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Pradeep Kandel, ARTEXPRESS 2022

We all have our stories, which make up our identities, but my story confuses me. Coming from a Nepalese background, a sense of connection to my heritage overlaps with what I feel is my Australian identity. This conflicting mixture of the traditional and the modern permeates my soul and leaves me mystified. I settled  on architecture as the theme in my body of work as I believe buildings carry the identity of a culture. Conflicting monochromatic palettes for the two cultures express the conflict within my soul which leaves me to wonder: ‘Who am I?’, ‘Where do I come from?’

Influencing artists:
Posuka Demizu 

School

Tempe High School

ARTEXPRESS year

2022

HSC year

2021

Process diary

Work by Pradeep Kandel, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Pradeep Kandel, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Pradeep Kandel, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Pradeep Kandel, ARTEXPRESS 2022