New and Recent Work

Welcome to the website of British artist Ashokkumar Mistry. Here you will find all of my current artworks and projects which currently focus on presence, absence, visibility and invisibility.

Over the past 25 years working as an artist, a vast quantity of artworks have been created. a selection of these artworks can be viewed by clicking the Archive button below.

Every Artwork I have created has started with some form of writing – usually a poem. The writing locates the intention of my work and plays like a mantra in my mind. My neurology and creative approach generates a myriad of creative outputs in a range of media that perhaps appear disconnected. My work is interdisciplinary – primarily visual and sculptural works using many media, writing as a critical tool, and performance as a convergence and an enacting of the many processes of my work.

In the same way as a scientist would use different processes or tools to find evidence of particular physical properties, I use a range of media and processes to unearth different emotional properties. However, the media used in any given piece needs to be fit for purpose. I experiment with media in unconventional ways by pushing them to their limits or mixing them with other media to evoke new emotional realities. I am constantly experimenting and prefer to allow the idea (formed through a poem) to lead, rather than forcing a particular medium onto the idea… Read more