Santhana Krishnan works are interactive through his realistic aesthetic, exploring the concept and metaphor of the door. His works are tactile inviting the viewer to reach out to touch and feel, to be sensitive to the emotions and feelings embodied within it. The visual aside, his works are audible establishing that interactivity which engages the mind to create a dialogue, thus providing a spatial magic something rich and strange, extraordinary, creative and exhilarating. Thus the passive translates to active and the artist through the mediation of paint and mixed media allows the viewer to interact and mould the experience into something that he wants it to be.
Doors, therefore has vehemently contoured the identity of the artist. Says the artist, “My passion for representing doors through the visual medium is to keep alive our heritage and tradition. Equally my intensity of my approach towards this theme demands that I be recognized as “Door Santhanam”.