Contemporary Japanese Sculptor
Prague, Czech Republic
His goal is to present the phenomena that occur when the materials he uses are changed by human hand in a society where the act of „creating” seems to become increasingly mandatory.
Apart from his artistic work, his activities center around international exhibitions, residencies, international competitions, or working as a juror to said artistic competitions.
Ilango’s Artspace Director and
A.V. Ilango has been teaching drawing and painting for more than twenty five years. It was an art class till three years ago. In October 2004, he launched Ilango’s Artspace at 62 3rd floor, Rd. Street, Abhiramapuram, Chennai 600018.
This art space is not only his studio, but a place where he nurtures creativity in other minds, from little children to adults. The objective is the process of drawing and painting to express oneself in visual arts while enjoying the act of thinking and creating in an informal and personalized ambiance. Ilango says: “Art lets you be in the now.” He believes in the traditional guru-shishya pedagogy. The learning is customized, based on the aptitude, sensibility and passion of the aspirants. Ilango’s Artspace showcases the young artists who practice under his guidance in India and abroad.