My Mobile Weighs A Ton

Print/Installation/Sound: Project in 9 rooms

Gallery Chitrak, Dhaka

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As the promised December '08 "return to democracy" elections approach, Bangladesh's grand experiment is in dark waters. August 2008 was the 1st anniversary of the anti-army riots that exploded on university campuses last year-- a tectonic disturbance that was the first sign of derailed blueprints. Invited to show at Gallery Chitrak, I imagined a shadow commemoration of that August. The week before Ramadan is dead time anyway, no booked shows. "A show about mobile phone photos," I freestyled to the gallery staff. "It can be our charity show," he replied