Invoking entities is inspired by spiritualism, teachings of Vajrayana Buddhism and shamanism which connects humankind to nature and all creations.
Invoking Entities Bhutanese Art
The Figures wear costumes inspired by traditional Buddhist mask dance costumes, the right colours and bold patterns represent psychedelic experiences through visualization and meditation. The concept is humans connecting with ancient entities which exist beyond the physical realm. It is important to connect with these sacred entities in order to know our true, enlightened nature which finds expression in these works.
The artists dedicated this exhibition to Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.
Most of the portraits are fictional characters reflecting a combination of realism with contemporary, freestyle patterns rooted from graffiti, illustrations, fashion designs and traditional Japenese woodblock prints.
The inaugration day of Invoking entities art exhibition saw an evening of eminent personalities Major General V. Namgyel (Ambassador of Bhutan), Harinder Siddhu (Austrailan High Commision), Dorji Nidup (Second Secretary, Royal Bhutanese Embassy) Senior Journalist Sushil Vakil (Samachar Post) and other highly esteemed dignitaries and personalities warming up to the enriching Bhutanese art.
This great exhibition was made successful with patronage and support from Mr Arun Kapur for his. Also from the significant efforts of Mrs. Malvika Singh and the team of Bikaner House for hosting yet another spectacular art exhibition.
Twinz are Tashi Dendup and Ugyen Samdrup, they do contemporary realistic portraits. They have similar tecniques and coherent thought process hence they work togetehr on their paintings.
Twinz studies bachelors of Fine arts in lovely professional University, Jalandhar, India. Their first solo exhibition was themed “Warriors”, it was inspiried by the chapter (the sacred path of the warrior) by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche of the book “The essential”. It was exhibited at the VAST art gallery in Thumphy in May, 2018. Twinz are based in Thimphu, Bhutan.