In Between The Lines

‘I closed my eyes and spoke to you in a thousand silent ways’

Rumi

 

‘In between the lines’ is a body of work that talks about the pauses; the time between two words or sentences. It draws one into those subliminal conversations that take place in certain moments of silence where there is nothing, yet everything. It is this silence that Muzzumil intently strains to listen to as he asks the viewer to step into his fictional realm. Here he stands, immersed in a conversation with time, trying to resolve and negotiate moments of oddity. These are the occurrences that he has gathered within this body of work and using these thoughts, visuals and memories he is questioning time.

Every piece is a moment in time, attempting to make connections within implicit connotations. A faint smile, the flick of an eyebrow, a meaningful gaze, a pause – the unsaid is an exquisite and eloquent instance trapped in time. The frailty and ethereality of these moments is like time itself : perishable – for if time was not consumable , it would not be time…