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‘My Flight is the Rebellion’: History, Ghosting and Represencing in Nalini Malani’s Video Installations

Award-winning Indian artist Nalini Malani has been making socially and politically engaged art for nearly five decades. Since the beginning of the twenty first century, she has produced videos and video/shadow plays that centre on rotating, reverse-painted Mylar cylinders. These works include: Hamletmachine (2000), Transgressions (2001), Unity in Diversity (2003), Game Pieces (2003/2009), Mother India: Transactions in the Construction of …

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