An homage to Mahatma Gandhi complete with his iconic walking stick showcasing his life long march to espouse the ideals of non violence, freedom. and self reliance. The sculpture also features a representation of his crooked wire spectacles which helped him see past all the lies and deceptions and find his own true path.
Naman Mahipal was born in New Delhi in 1993. He is a graduate in Multimedia and Animation from Apeejay Stya University. He uses a variety of mediums for his art, including oils, charcoal pencils, and sculptures made out of wood and steel.
At just 27 years, his works have already been showcased in Metropolitan Museum, New York and other venues in Dubai, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Closer to home, he has exhibited at the India Art Festival, ID Design, India Habitat Centre, Modern Art Gallery, among other venues. He is also associated with the NGO, Kushii Foundation.
Naman suffers from congenital hearing impairment. Consequently, takes refuge in art as a form of expression. Art not only assists others in experiencing the world from his perspective, but also helps him overcome the void created by his condition.