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Bani Abidi
(1971)

Intercommunication Devices



The present lot comprises nine digital vector drawings representing various intercom machines fitted on the gates of houses along 13th Street of Karachi's Defence Housing Authority area. "The threshold between the security of private life and the increasingly violent and unpredictable public space in contemporary Pakistan is a recurring recent interest for Abidi. “Security Barriers A–L” (2008) and “Intercommunication Devices” (2008), sets of...



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  Lot 32 of 70  

24 HOUR AUCTION: ART OF PAKISTAN
7-8 NOVEMBER 2012

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Winning Bid
Rs 5,40,000
$10,385

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bani Abidi
Intercommunication Devices

2008
Digital vector drawings on paper
16 x 11 in (each)
40 x 27.5 cm (each)

Fourth from a limited edition of ten

(Set of nine)

PROVENANCE:
Experimenter, Kolkata

EXHIBITED:
Section Yellow, Grey Noise, Dubai, in collaboration with Green Cardamom, London, 2011 (another from the edition)
Freedom is Notional, Experimenter, Kolkata, 2009-10
Bani Abidi: Videos, Photographs and Drawings, Green Cardamom, Karachi, 2008 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
Annual Catalogue 2009-10, Experimenter Contemporary Art, Kolkata, 2009-10

Category: Photography


 









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