I am Parth Kothekar, paper cut artist from Ahmedabad (India).
It was during my experiments with graffiti stencils that the idea of paper cuts came to my mind, then I began by creating the stencils in inverse fashion.
This art form made me feel more connected to my work. I felt the ‘life’ in them. Initially I did this only as a hobby, but the inspiration from my close friends made me consider this as a profession.
My artworks are based on everyday aspects of life. If it is challenging, it motivates me. The thing with papercuts is that one doesn’t know the final output until the end. I have an assumption of what it might look and that is what I work with. It is the curiosity of finding out if I have got it that keeps me going.