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Almine Rech

Umar Rashid The taking of Pondicherry and the day of 1,000 spears. Or, everything I initially learned about the subcontinent I got from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. I know better now. The Frenglish Republican Army, unsatisfied with the lucrative trade deals with various Indian client states during the Mughal decline, decided to invade and outright annex the territories using conscripts from warring states. A familiar pattern., 2023

Acrylic and ink on canvas
121.9 x 121.9 cm
48 x 48 in