#3 DIVIDE - AMERICAN OTHER COLLECTION OF 50 | Arvid Choudhury
Mixed Media on canvas - turmeric powder, vegetable oil, ceramic paint, incense + incense ash, char, 2022
Each piece from AMERICAN OTHER A COLLECTION OF 50 is anchored by words/ideas/thoughts/text/phrase that Choudhury wants to explore & communicate.
Choudhury is a Bengali Latino American; this is the first piece in which they ventured into the exploration of other materials, materials the reflect their heritage & the emotion they possess from being considered an other. Turmeric is a spice not only employed in Bengali cuisine, but used in other cultural facets.
The text on this piece is: My America is on the line.