Consistent Anglicisation

Part of: Scratching the Soil
  • Date: June 2013
  • Location: ROOM, Johannesburg
In Consistent Anglicisation three contemporary Indian city names are displayed, their cutouts revealing letters beyond their forms. These obscured letters represent the colonial names for Indian cities that have had, since independence, had their spelling changed for various reasons, usually first to create a more accurate anglicised version, then later on for political, or religious reasons.

Mumbai, Kolkata, Jabalpur.
Laser cut acid free paper, 29.7x21cm.
Edition: 10, signed verso.