In Dubai, historical, political and geographical themes are on exhibit via the use of industrial materials – heavy metals, dark wood and black charcoal. The direct translation of kerosene from both the Hindi and Marathi languages is “soil oil”, the exhibition’s title.
The body of work is from emerging contemporary artist Sachin Bonde. The exhibit discusses the networks and movement of petrol, oil and kerosene around the world, the deadly wars they have fueled, and the impact on animals and global life.
“The fight for territory and oil has somehow dominated the theatre of the world’s animosity and war for more than a century,” says show curator Sumesh Sharma in his introductory essay.
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