As an artist living in urban India, Tanuja takes inspiration and ideas from her surroundings, the history of art and material culture and the interplay between our built environment and the natural world. Her approach to creating a drawing always starts with laying out rough form, and then begins a process of gradually bringing out the image, as though drawing it out of a fog. The tools and techniques she uses emphasise the tactile quality of putting pigment to paper, balancing this unpredictability with areas of careful detail. Get in touch