‘My house fire situation would resemble a comedic skit’: Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran’s treasures

The Australian sculptor shares his love of textas, finding handmade objects, and the item he most regrets losing

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran likes things bright. The Sydney-based sculptor and ceramicist is known for his vivid technicolour creations, which make use of materials as varied as concrete, bronze, fibreglass and LED.

Until 13 November, a new exhibition of Nithiyendran’s work will be on display at Sydney art gallery Sullivan+Strumpf. Titled The Guardians, the exhibition is inspired by mythological figures designed to protect from evil. It comprises 21 ceramic works, as well as four drawings.

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