Nalini Malani

Over four decades, Mumbai-based Nalini Malani has moved from painting into
multimedia installations. She makes visually rich critiques of cultural stereotypes, particularly
 in India, where she moved from Karachi due to the 1947 Partition, which is still a key theme
for her. This year, Documenta 13 has commissioned Malani to create a new video shadow play,
In Search of Vanished Blood.

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My daily dose of quirky Bataillean daydreams.

What was the last dream you remember vividly?
I was caught inside the painting Guernica and
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