This composition is a 2018 ‘Untitled’ work in gouache on Japanese paper by Dibin K. Thilakan (b. 1989).
Created after the catastrophic 2018 Kerala floods, Dibin Thilakan’s painting obscures boundaries between land and water. The floods caused widespread displacement and damage across the state. While he highlights the helplessness of the average citizen awaiting relief on rooftops, the artist also expresses hope that the event has built lasting solidarities within society.
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TitleUntitled (Kerala Flood)
ArtistDibin K. Thilakan
MediumGouache on Japanese Paper
DimensionsH: 41.8 cm x W: 53.3 cm
Genre: Modern & Contemporary Art