Excavations (1994)

Series of sculptures done between 1992-1994 in London and India with fragile materials and found objects, using the idea of the ruin and the fragment, after Walter Benjamin’s “The Arcades Project.

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Excavations

Black tissue paper stained by rusting
stitched and tied with string
book size 12x8 in.
1994

Labyrinth

Circle of burnt wooden sandals
Diam. 20 feet approx., 1994

Hidden Narratives

Four sets of bamboo winnows covered with plaster of paris and tied with string
size variable
1994

Landscape

Welded steel and water
Size approx  4 in.x5 ft x 2 ft, 1994

Ceremonial Object

Cast paper with embedded objects on wood bookrest
Size 18in x 36 inx 24 in

1994

Petrified Landscape

Cast paper
Size 3x 4 x 2 ft
1994

Excavations

16 rusted black tissue paper books tied with string, in rows
Size variable, 1994

Utopian Structure

Cast paper boxes
Size 7 ft x 10 in x 10 in
1994