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  Temporary feeling: This site specific installation uses the stand of various parties toward much awaited ‘Strong Lokpal Bill’, to bring forth the fractured state of democratic system, and the government’s rush to suppress the bill by means of two days spent on debates, hurried votes, allegations in both the houses of parliament. The two […]

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  BanGanga: This installation is based on the recent news about restoration of ancient Banganga lake. The historical and cultural heritage of Mumbai is located at Malabar hills. During the process, ‘Ramkund’ and ‘Gomukha’ have been discovered with the help of historians, archeologists and locals in the vicinity. As per the famous legend, Lord Rama […]

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  Someone’s Mill, Someone’s Boon: This mixed media assemblage / installation is based on the news about RPI activists vandalizing and occupying Indu Mills, one of the oldest structures at Dadar, Mumbai. While the government has allotted four acres of the mill land for the construction of a memorial for Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, the protesters […]

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  This satirical installation is based on latest inadequacies in the ‘Lokpal Bill’ drafted by the Government. After declaring the ‘sense of house’ on 27August 2011, to put an end to Shri. Anna Hajare’s indefinite fast and that of other activists across India, the government’s current draft proclaims – we are back to square one. […]

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  This site specific installation is a tribute to people who deliver newspapers to each one of our doorsteps, everyday, across the world, including roadside newspaper stalls. It is inspired by the news about newspaper sellers appeared in a local newspaper in my city Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Newspaper sellers are denied the privilege of protection […]

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  It was disheartening to read about the plight of flamingoes. When a large flock flew into a string of high tension power cables in a wildlife sanctuary near Khadir region of Gujarat, India, electrocution killed around 140 of them while several of them were left to suffer burns. Tweet

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Everyday newspaper informs, provokes, challenges, inspires, educates, bewilders, updates, outrages, irritates, and shocks us, despite which we can’t live without this ‘Daily Scrub’. Tweet

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The Cuckoo Clock: featuring an oak leaf motif, a male dear without his adult antlers, and movie star hands. Photo of Michelle Obama by Platt/Getty Photo of Sarah Palin by Ruttle/AP Photo of Greg Kinnear & Sara Jessica Parker by Christopher Peterson/buzzfoto.com Tweet

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During the five hours or so it took me to cut the words out of this half page, I was listening to an interview with political theorist Benjamin Barber. A straight shooter, Barber, basically said that with a millitary and vice President appointed by Mubarak in power in Egypt, the meaningful change desired by protesters […]

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The third in the time piece series helps me keep the rhythm of the night. This is the rythim of my life. Amid all the chaos that seems to be the top headlines of news networks today, rhythm somehow seems to be comforting for me.  A tool to focus my mind while it is with those who […]

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This is an article from Feb. 6. Trying to get my head around all that the action of cutting the words out implies. Article by David Kirkpatrick Photo by Ed Ou for the New York Times Tweet

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The second time piece made from the newspaper. Absent from the face are the hands. Indicating no time in particular and plated with Bloomberg. Ingesting bits and scraps of the news and digesting these to make an artifact of time-lessness. Tweet

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The first in a series of time pieces: the contemporary sports watch. Time is a rare commodity for me lately, a precious one. I always feel as though I’m running out of it. Or it somehow escapes me. I will catch you, Time, and we will enjoy each other’s company. Tweet

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Contemplating actual time vs time felt. 4 minutes equals a story of roughly 500 words and enough time for me to daydream about how my life would be different if I were a dancer.

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Continued work on an article on the on-going political struggle in Egypt. Attempting to match my stamina with that of the protesting Egyptian people. As I cut out these words I am glad to know that there are lots of copies of these words all around the world. I am encouraged as I read and […]

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Continuing with the cut outs this is the first section of an article from the sunday Times. I plan to continue on the rest of the large article. Article by David Kirkpatrick Tweet

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The first page of an article in which I am cutting out all the wording. I also feel at a loss when trying to comprehend all that is going on in this part of the world, not to mention the broader implications for what it all means in regards to international relationships. My small protest […]

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This is sort of metaphorical for me. I’m still without the Times. Lacking the newspaper, time to devote to keeping abreast of current events, and  the actual hours to dedicate today to pondering the themes I want to explore during this residency. Tomorrow, tomorrow! Tweet

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When you’re crazy busy, what’s one of the first things you jettison?  The news. You catch a glimpse online, but stop to read nothing that isn’t essential.  I’ve been finishing work, packing and crating a shipment for a show in Los Angeles at Edward Cella which opens Feb 12.  All about sleep patterns…..which is a […]

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Curious about the note of pride expressed by those who rise before 5am to collect, read and digest the news for political power-brokers. And I thought, who reads the news for you?  I get my first taste on my phone and email from Mike Allen’s playbook.  Although today, the first story I read was about […]

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Dis•mem•ber•ment: 1. to cut off Tweet

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Newspaper television listings – Ode to Jasper Johns. Tweet

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At the beginning of a new year everyone fusses over food, exercise, money and time. How do I get more, use less, do more, waste less, spend less and generally adjust behavior that is almost impossible to change. I’m slightly obsessed with time right now, and have been making work from daily activity charts (not […]

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Newspapers are flat. I decided to create a 3-dimensional page utilizing “traditional” tools such as an Xacto knife, a flashlight and a digital camera (Photoshop was not used to enhance these photos in any way). Tweet

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I have a running commentary in my head this morning, to not let the quantity of news overwhelm me. I get an email alert from a friend’s art blog everyday - Hyperallergic, and wonder how in the world Hrag can read and keep up with the random mass and quantity of artnews (this one is good […]

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01.01.11 Happy New Year! Time is a precious commodity we are always trying to freeze, well today I froze time! Enjoy! Tweet

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