Award winning artist Sheefali Asija follows a unique thematic approach in her body of work, exploring forms and patterns through a topic which is fresh and innovative. Her work is an artistic statement with a bold message relevant to contemporary issues within our society. Her conceptual focus is the depiction of machines that embody scientific progress and the ever-expanding limits of human ingenuity machines such as the particle detectors and accelerators of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and the F1 rocket engines that powered the first stage of the Saturn V moon rocket of the NASA Apollo missions.rs and accelerators of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and the F1 rocket engines that powered the first stage of the Saturn V moon rocket of the NASA Apollo missions.
Asija's technical approach considering the depiction of this machinery is one which focuses predominantly on surfaces with clearly defined, bold colors and motifs that stem from the general design of the machine itself. Cables, sheets of metal and electronics form intricate patterns that combine and structure a final result which is surprisingly artistic and aesthetic , considering that its roots and inspiration stem out of a functional, scientific object.
It is the fusion of art and science, a decision of Asija which has both practical and theoretical implications, as it sugg