Soi recorded images of people involved in the act of carrying, weighing, buying and selling of vegetables. The performative nature of this market space and its linked metaphor, the distribution of capital, are underlined within this work.
Finally, the artist will present a performance in 3 short acts that address, within the context of his work, the subject of labour, the link between body & architecture and lastly, through the lens of a family history, a short story of globalization.Praneet Soi
(b. 1971, Calcutta) lives and works between Amsterdam and Calcutta.
His work has been included in many international exhibitions on various institutions such as Kiran Nadar Museum of Art NOIDA (2012), 54th Venice Biennale (2011), Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City (solo show, 2011), Artspace, Sydney (solo show, 2011), De Appel, Amsterdam (2011), CACSA Adelaide, Australia (2010), Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven (solo show, 2009), Gwangju Biennale (2008), among others. This June he will participate in Manifesta 9, Genk, Belgium.
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