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.
Black tissue paper stained by rusting
stitched and tied with string
book size 12×8 in.
Circle of burnt wooden sandals
Diam. 20 feet approx., 1994
Four sets of bamboo winnows covered with plaster of paris and tied with string
Welded steel and water
Size approx 4 in.x5 ft x 2 ft, 1994
Cast paper with embedded objects on wood bookrest
Size 18in x 36 inx 24 in
Size 3x 4 x 2 ft
16 rusted black tissue paper books tied with string, in rows
Size variable, 1994
Cast paper boxes
Size 7 ft x 10 in x 10 in