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These images are of old, decaying, defaced, weather-beaten posters on walls in both urban and rural areas of Southern India. With a population in India of 1.25 Billion, having your image on a wall means you are, for whatever reason even if only temporarily, important. Regarding these faded and defaced faces acts for me as a momento mori: No matter how famous we all end up slipping back one way or another into obscurity. Printed on Hahnemuhle 310gsm Engraving Paper with Archival Inks.
Face_3305.jpg From the series Defaced.
technique: High-end prints
54 x 36 cm
14,2 x 21,3 in
year of production: 2013
Number of copies: 20
signature: signed in front