Reena Saini Kallat, Woven Chronicle, 2011–2016. Electrical wires, speakers, circuit boards, and fittings; single-channel audio (10:00 minutes), approx. 11 x 38 feet (335.3 x 1158.2 cm). Installation view, When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, 2019. Courtesy the artist and Nature Morte, New Delhi. Photo by Mel Taing © The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA / Art Resource, NY
Join poet Oliver De La Paz as he shares his insights on Reena Saini Kallat’s Woven Chronicle, on view in the exhibition When Home Won’t Let you Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art. Kallat’s work uses electric wire and a modified map to plot just some of the many paths in the history of human migration. Oliver De La Paz is the author of five collections of poetry and the English Department at College of the Holy Cross Creative Writing, Program Coordinator.
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