Achintya Bheda Abheda
Acintya Bheda Abheda was produced in collaboration with 3D artist Ninon Ardisson. This audiovisual work explores the representations of gender variances in ancient Vedic texts, focusing primarily on the stories of Mohini Murti. This audiovisual work delves into the poetry emanating from those stories, illustrating the concepts they hold and their evolution over time.
"In one of the primal myths, the ocean of milk was churned by gods and demons in
order to get from it nectar, the essence of immortality. The ocean yielded a number of
treasures, including the wish-fulfilling cow, and finally, a jar containing the nectar. The gods
and demons quarreled over it, and the demons got hold of it. The gods appealed to Vishnu for
help, and he assured them that he would take the form of a beautiful woman, Mohini (the
enchanting one) in order to delude the demons into giving up the jar."