Fabric(ated) Fractures

Bin Eisa Alserkal, Abdelmonem and Samdani, Nadia and Betancourt, Diana and Choudhury, Ruxmini. Fabric(ated) Fractures. Dubai: Alserkal, 2019.

On-site consultation

Abstract (English)

"Fabric(ated) Fractures challenges ideas of nation, state, and territory. While this exhibition was born within the borders of what is now considered Bangladesh, the lines demarcating this young country are constantly shifting. The waters that move across its edges are shared with India and Myanmar, flowing into wider border issues that extend into Thailand, Pakistan, and Nepal—the countries that the 15 artists in this exhibition come from. Their works break down reductive national and regional narratives, and reformulate them from a more local and human perspective. Regional lenses, including overarching headers such as ‘South Asia’ or ‘MENASA’, tend to filter out the many traces of difference found on a local level, and this exhibition aims to weave a more complex picture of the vibrant and diverse threads that comprise a yet-to-be crystalised identity in the wounded border areas related to Bangladesh—which cannot be defined with a single regional framing device." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Bin Eisa Alserkal, Abdelmonem (Author); Samdani, Nadia (Author); Betancourt, Diana (Author); Choudhury, Ruxmini (Author)
Collation: 99 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9789948388456
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Dubai: Alserkal
Artists: Shom, Debasish; Siributr, Jakkai; Roaja, Joydeb; Choudhury, Rashid; Gupta, Shilpa; Bartholomew, Pablo; et alii
Critics / Curators / Historians: Betancourt, Diana Campbell; Choudhury, Ruxmini
Event Title: Fabric(ated) Fractures
Type: Exhibition
Location: Concrete, Dubai
Dates: 9 March 2019 - 23 March 2019
Copyright Statement: Alserkal; the authors
Related URLs:

Includes biographies : pages 85 - 95.
Spine of the book is fringed on both ends.

Deposited by: Artexte Stagiaire
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2021 18:55
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2021 18:14
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/32346
Edit this item (login required):
View Item