22 November, 2017 – Platform Magazine

"Machine Matter," still,  single channel, 14 minutes 6 seconds, BW, Stereo, Loop, 2017

“Machine Matter,” still, single channel, 14 minutes 6 seconds, BW, Stereo, Loop, 2017

“Munem’s latest offering stands to deal with the grim realities of modern day Bengal and proceeds in doing so in an almost soothing manner. The solo show promises to take its viewers through a world of stories about everything from agriculture to machinery, ┬álying at the crux of two nations, one that the photographer hopes connects with every individual at a personal level, may it be emotional, political or both. ‘In all the works, there are historical connections and ┬áresonance from the subcontinent. And a lot of times there were similar struggles. I hope the audience gets clues and draw their own interpretations, as I wasn’t fully invested in the literary narrative while developing the show.’

Jomin o Joban – A Tale of The Land will be on display till the 6th of December, 2017 at Project 88 in Colaba, Mumbai…”


About project88pressadmin

The daughter product of Galerie 88, Kolkata, Project 88 was started by Sree Goswami. The 4000 square feet gallery is housed in a century old metal printing press. The gallery supports emerging and established artists in long-term relationships to facilitate understanding and awareness of their continually evolving practices within India and internationally.
This entry was posted in Munem Wasif and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.