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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 13   Stopover , an installation of spice grindstones by Indian artist Sheela Gowda and Christoph Storz, at the dockside of Aspinwall House. The traditional grindstones were used domestically as part of the traditional preparation of spices but are now redundant, as housewives have moved More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 2 Spice Route Series , August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk shawls introduced as Asian luxury goods to the More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 3 Spice Route Series , August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk shawls introduced as Asian luxury goods to the More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 9   Life Is a River , an installation of sewn and suspended local fabrics filled with spices of clove, cumin, and turmeric by Brazilian artist Ernesto hung from the ceiling of the vacant warehouse in Moidu's Heritage, a colonial-period storage facility owned by a coconut-fiber company More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 4 Aromérica Parfumeur , August 2016, installation of olfactory pieces. This was a fake perfume boutique in a shopping mall that revealed how plants shaped world history by connecting the founding myths of the Americas to the search for spices. Conquistadores were first and foremost spice More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 1 Rhunhattan Tearoom , September 2015, installation with acrylic painting and decal collage on ceramics, ink on paper, scent. Dimensions variable. This was a sensory feast of sight and smell referencing seventeenth-century spice wars. Botanical, cartographic, and archival imagery More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Figure 2 Spice Route Series , August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk shawls introduced as Asian luxury goods to the...
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Published: 01 November 2013
Karnataka before being shipped down the coast by sea. This work addresses the issue of colonialism while echoing the surrounding architecture of the colonial-era spice warehouse it is housed within. The legacy of abandoned buildings utilized by the Kochi-Muziris Biennale attests to the visible history of More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 296–312.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Figure 13   Stopover , an installation of spice grindstones by Indian artist Sheela Gowda and Christoph Storz, at the dockside of Aspinwall House. The traditional grindstones were used domestically as part of the traditional preparation of spices but are now redundant, as housewives have moved...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... narratives of Western science, technology, and aesthetics while at the same time acknowledging the stakes of this buildup with facility and wit. Attentive to the possibilities of the idiom, these tales offer gently allegorical twists, spicing up their concerns with scientific speculation and technological...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
... ancestral land, as implicitly assumed by most activists. However, he kept strong emotional ties to the area of el-Shams. With the passing of time, he taught me to “recognize” and value the area of el-Shams: we went to collect special spices; we found stones with symbolic forms. In short, we were “living...