2015 ART FAIRS
At Art Dubai Raster will present works by Oskar Dawicki and Slavs and Tatars collective. Join us at booth A19.
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Lahestan Nesfeh Jahan (literally, “Poland, Half the World”) commemorates the forgotten World War II episode of Polish refugees to Iran when Esfahan came to be known as the City of Polish Children. The text is a revision of the city’s legendary slogan, perhaps one of the most famous in Persian, “Esfahan Nesfeh Jahan” (“Esfahan, Half the World”).
Larry nixed, Trachea trixed looks at various attempts to Cyrillicize sounds or phonemes that did not previously exist in the Russian Cyrillic alphabet, one of many attempts to extend or embed Soviet influence.
The daily taming of hair is an act of civilization, battling the unruliness of the body. In this sense the rituals of daily existence, such as combing one’s hair, echo as objects the counsel of the Mirrors for Princes genre.