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entertainment Updated: Dec 10, 2011 01:14 IST
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Rohini-Devashar

Rohini Devashar, 32, visual artist, Noida
Hometown: Delhi
College: College of Art, Delhi, Winchester School of Art, United Kingdom
Occupation: Artist
Favourite website: bbc.co.uk/radio3 and radiolab.org
Favourite blog: http://dataisnature.com/
Favourite piece of art: Olafur Eliasson’s weather project
Favourite muse: Nature, in the broadest sense, from the subatomic to the cosmic art to you is the best of times and the worst of times.
Favourite artist: Too many to list
Your passion: food
If not an artist, you would have been: Hard to say, but I’ve always dreamt of being an astronaut or an archaeologist
Your next move: To travel as much as I can
The one thing you can’t live without : Family, friends and music
Favourite quote: “You owe it to the universe to be who you are meant to be”
Music you enjoy: Jazz, rock, classical, folk, world, house, funk, drum and bass, electronic, pop
Dances you enjoy: I’m not a very good dancer
An uncanny hobby: Astronomy, it’s not very uncanny, but it is a hobby
Sandals or sneakers: Sneakers
Beer or wine: Wine
Favourite book: The Rama Series by Arthur C. Clark
Your role model: My mother
One last wish: Scuba diving off the Great Barrier Reef
Who does your hair: I like to change it up
Your last regret purchase: My phone
Best thing that has ever been gifted to you: My Creative Zen MP3 player
One Bollywood song you don’t mind humming: Ainvayi Ainvayi from Band Baaja Baaraat
Pet cause: Animal rights
Pet peeve: People talking during a movie
Would love to have dinner with: Christian Bale
Money in your wallet: At the moment Rs500
Your opinion about reality shows: Rubbish, except Masterchef Australia, which is fantastic
Favourite food item: Impossible to pick just one
Delhi summer or winter: Summer
Favourite place in Delhi: Nehru Park
One thing you like about Delhi: Greenery
One thing you dislike about the city: Traffic

About her...
Rohini Devashar received her MFA (Masters in Fine Arts) in Printmaking from Winchester School of Art in the UK and BFA from the College of Art in New Delhi.

Her recent exhibitions include shows at the Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, IFA Gallery, Stuttgart, Nature Morte Berlin, Apeejay Media Gallery and Vadehra Art Gallery in Delhi, and the British Library in London.

Catch her here-
What: Permutation, a solo exhibition
When: Till today
Where: Nature Morte, A-1, Neeti Bagh
Nearest metro Station: Green Park on the Yellow Line