The City of a Thousand Rebellions, Sarwar Road, 26th July 2011

2018

The image was taken on July 26th in 2011, as a functioning water tower in Lahore Cantt was demolished to clear space for land to be gifted to army generals. The image reflects the vulnerability of the city’s inhabitants, resilience and resistance in the face of power structures, belief systems and exclusions. Brick dust in Lahore signifies many rebellions, past and present, alongside the hope and horror of human ambition, inaugurating and obliterating at once

City of a Thousand Rebellions_Sarwar Road, July 26th 2011
The City of a Thousand Rebellions, Sarwar Road, July 26th, 2011
152.4 cm x 121.9 cm
Textiles Dyes on Canvas
2018
City of a Thousand Rebellions_Sarwar Road, July 26th 2011
Installation View, In the Open or in Stealth, MACBA 2019
City of a Thousand Rebellions_Sarwar Road, July 26th 2011
Installation View, In the Open or in Stealth, MACBA 2019
City of a Thousand Rebellions_ Frieze
Installation View, Frieze London 2019

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