Don’t Hurry, Don’t Worry (2010)

Don’t Hurry, Don’t Worry, 2010, 4-Channel HD Video Installation with Sound

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Gautam Kansara mines his own biography to explore notions of intimacy, loss, and the passage of time in his videos, photographs, and mixed media installations. Don’t Hurry, Don’t Worry is a compilation of moments that take place within the London home of his maternal grandparents and addresses shared histories, familial hierarchies, cultural displacement, and interfamilial, inter-generational dynamics. The video footage was taken over a period of six years and captures the subtle complexities of a diasporic existence. His documentary style exposes the disjunction among experience, memory, and archival documentation.

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