Arpita Akhanda
Title: Recrudescence (5 works)
Medium: Paper weave, archival prints of political maps of India and photographs of migration from 1947 and 2020
Size: 32.00 X 45.00 inches
Year: 2020


Recrudescence refers to the recurrence of an undesirable condition. We have witnessed the present journey of the migrant workers during the Covid-19 lockdown as a recrudescence of the great migration of the partition in the past.  Weaving the past with the present, the series that incorporates a wide range of heterogeneous elements – photographs, decorative patterns, texts and maps - questions our prevalent understanding of history and politics.

Variable size - 45x32 inch x 5 works