Anita Dube

First Floor


Paris


Press release

For her first personal exhibition in Paris, Anita Dube will present a collection of her works based on the recycling, re-appropriation and transformation of everyday life objects (industrial materials, pieces of dummies…) Those objects, covered with camouflage patterns, denounce the ubiquity of violence in India and all over the world.

« If you examine my process you will see that I cover found objects completely so that no trace of their former life remains We can no longer say what their function was. […] What I am attempting is a transformation, in an alchemical or dialectical way, so that the object emerges out of its utilitarian past into a future enunciatory or hallucinatory role within culture or art. Disguises are basically…