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Bani Abidi





Reserved. 2006
2 channel video projection, 9:30 min.

The video, commissioned by the Singapore Biennale, is a fictious portrait of a city giving the impression of being under siege, but is actually awaiting the arrival of a very important person. It is a metaphor for the submissiveness with which Pakistan seems to accept all demands.

© Stills: Bani Abidi
Repros: Haupt & Binder


* 1971 Karachi, Pakistan; lives there.
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