Surya

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Millions of people from different cultures, religions and ages around the world practice Yoga & Meditation as a means to stay fit and maintain harmony in life. In yoga one of the most powerful sequences is the Surya Namaskar. The … Continue reading

Anumati

Anumati | 48" x 48" | Oil on Canvas © 2013 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

“The luminous light of the night emanates a peaceful darkness in the space around. It mysteriously appears and disappears in cycles of its beautiful shapes and forms. It is a calming yet destructive force transforming all who touch its light.” … Continue reading

Dance Is

Dance Is | 48" x 48" | Oil on Canvas © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

Color, shape and movement blend together in a simple, yet beautifully complex portrait of the artist’s experience of dance. From near or far the viewer is over taken by movement as the 140 dancers in the artwork jump out creating different … Continue reading

Dancing with Fire

DSC_0906 © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

“I stand alone. No tradition to hang on to, no group to fall back on. Alone… as we all are. Dance is my vehicle towards freedom and fearlessness. It fuels my perseverance and passion, unleashing the most powerful and compassionate … Continue reading

Perform

Perform | 60" x 48" | Oil on Canvas © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

  Performances are planned out, choreographed and rehearsed. In a way their movements can be seen as static, however the energy is live. The red in this piece is to show not only a strong sense of desire in performance, but … Continue reading

Whirling

Torus | 5 - 50cm x 140cm | Acrylic on Canvas © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

“It has taken me a full circle to realize that the most potent form of movement is the simplest. Continuous circular movements are everywhere in all cultures and in all folk dance forms. It is a way of connection with … Continue reading

Resistance

Resistance | 84" x 48" | Oil & Metallic Pigments on Linen © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

This piece questions the relevance of absolute numbers in traditions, when in mathematics numbers are so loosely defined. In Indian Classical dance, the number of years for a student to ascend a level of training is 7 years. Though it … Continue reading

Secret Love

Secret Love | 4 - 50 cm x 140 cm | Acrylic on Canvas © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

“Dance is beautiful. Dance is superficial. Dance is freeing. Dance is structured. Dance is disciplining. Dance is intoxicating. Dance is elitist. Dance is for everyone. Dance JUST IS.” – Sejal Surendra Sood

Blessed

Blessed | 3 - 50cm x 140cm | Acrylic on Canvas © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

“Dance is poetry in motion.”   – Sejal Surendra Sood Translation of Lyrics: O bird, little bird, come back again to the yard.. We have done injustice against you a thousand times, We have given you tortures of the world.. we … Continue reading

Silver Screens

Silver Screens | 60" x 52" | Oil on Canvas © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

Frame after frame, the screen speaks, sings, laughs, cries and listens. Many words are spoken and countless more interpretations are made. Every individual frame can be dissected and explored against reality. Silver Screens reveals the implications of cinema, specifically the … Continue reading

Time & Space

Time & Space | 60" x 52" | Acrylic on Canvas © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

“Manifested time. Shades of movement in space. What is, is here and now. In the darkness of unknown time, spaces remain to be filled.” – Sejal Surendra Sood

Vibrations

Vibrations | 60" x 36"| Oil on Canvas © 2012 sejalssood. All rights reserved.

It is Shiva’s dance which created the first vibration and infinitely man afterwards to create this cycle of life in which we currently dance.