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Bob Zehmisch

Masala Dabba

This play is a reflection on the (im)possibility of accepting diversity and the other. The fragmented body of the neoplasm—the fruit of unstable conditions—overcomes barriers, loves and denies itself and others, wanders around, forgetting its profession. It frequently and with pleasure divides, goes through dangerous palpation, questions the possibility of contact with the experience of the other. Poorly brought up but very successful, it invites us to a trans-species transition.

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A profoundly formative experience (a recent trip to India) is here documented with photographs of a local festival and its attendant rituals. The artist has thrown utilitarian vessels that combine the spices used in everyday life and also in profound religious ceremonies.

Curated by Graham Shearing

When

2006

About The Artist

Bob Zehmisch (American, b. 1967) is an Art Educator at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA.

A profoundly formative experience (a recent trip to India) is here documented with photographs of a local festival and its attendant rituals. The artist has thrown utilitarian vessels that combine the spices used in everyday life and also in profound religious ceremonies.

Curated by Graham Shearing

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