Press | June 12, 2022

Installation Magazine Interview with Jonathan LeVine

The monolithic sculptures of Kumkum Fernando look to the future in their design language but pay homage to the past in their handmade construction and collaboration with Southeast Asian artisans.  The forms revel in their celebration of ritual as they are born from a labor intensive and secretive process that transforms robots into idols. Kumkum’s sculptures... read more
Press | June 9, 2022

Hype Art – Kumkum Fernando Transports His Mystical Robots to VOLTA Art Fair

Frieze is not the only art fair kicking off in New York this week. Along with 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair in Harlem and AIPAD’s The Photography Show, VOLTA opened doors to mark its 14th edition. Founded in Basel back in 2005, VOLTA has grown from being a dialogue between art dealers and friends, to become an international event showcasing... read more
News | June 9, 2022

VOLTA New York Recap

VOLTA New York returned to NYC from May 18th through 22nd featuring galleries from around the world.  The fair took over the former Dia Building and Hauser & Wirth gallery space on West 22nd Street with the mantra Discover – Connect – Collect.  This focused approach resulted in compelling visual statements by up-and-coming and established... read more
News | March 2, 2022

The Artistic Process of Kumkum Fernando

The response to Temples, Gods and Robots by Kumkum Fernando has been overwhelming and we appreciate all your amazing feedback. As we reach the midway mark of the exhibition, we wanted to highlight the exhibition website just in case you’ve missed it.  Not only does the site include images and videos of the artwork, but it delves into Fernando’s process,... read more
Press | February 25, 2022

Kumkum Fernando in HypeArt

Kumkum Fernando Turns Found Materials Into Mystical Sculptures Check his latest online exhibition, “Temples, Gods and Robots.” Kumkum Fernando is a Sri Lanka-born, Vietnam-based artist with a penchant for breathing life back into found objects. Using quite possibly anything he discovers in the open, the Design by Reborn founder is set to showcase a new online solo exhibition... read more