“Almost all creativity involves purposeful play.”
Arvind Sundar’s work primarily revolves around systems. He works with the concepts relating to geometry, grid and mathematics. The work results in compositions and constructions reflecting the spiritual and physical connectedness to mathematical/geometrical systems. It begun with his experiments concerning the modernist grid, which was commonly used by non-objective artists in the 20th century to convey modernity and emphasise flatness of the picture plane. Later, he shifted focus to geometry and mathematics and they serve as the inauguration point for his work. Mathematical systems are absolute and concrete in their own realm but when these systems are used in artistic practices there is a creative safe space for experiments. These playful experiments provide an agency towards the rigid and complex systems. For him the play is not just about having fun but about taking risks, experimenting, and testing boundaries. Recently, He has been working with the concepts of sacred geometry. His most recent paintings, drawings and collages are based on Golden ratio and Fibonacci numbers. Sacred Geometry has levitated his practice to a level of a spiritual exercise.