"My first thoughts were about how to make the space beautiful, meaningful, healing, but at the same time energetic" – Paresha Amin
Commissioned for our project at Eileen Skellern 1, artist Paresha Amin was keen from the outset to draw on the beauty and strength of nature.
The natural world is a constant source of inspiration for Paresha: much of her work as a painter is informed by her encounters with landscapes both real and imagined, in daily life or between the covers of a book.
Planning the work she would make for the Interview Room at Eileen Skellern 1, Paresha quickly settled on the gingko tree as her focus, particularly the glorious yellow of its leaves in autumn. However it was not the gingko's beauty that inspired Paresha: