jaan, (otherwise, I speak the language of the colonizer) from the series mā boli

2017
colour photograph of permanent tattoo
8″ x 10″
artist proof (edition of 10)

Estimate $1,150


Pamila Matharu (1973-) is an immigrant-settler of Panjabi descent, born in Birmingham, England, based in Tkarón:to (Toronto). Primarily, she practices in visual arts (installation, new media, social practice), arts education, and advocacy. A graduate of the Visual Arts and Fine Arts B.Ed. programs from York University and a grant recipient of the Toronto, Ontario and Canada Art Councils; she has screened and exhibited her work locally, regionally, nationally – most recently she was awarded the 2019 Images Festival Homebrew Award for her critically acclaimed first solo exhibition One of These Things Is Not Like The Other at A Space Gallery, Toronto (2019).

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artwork courtesy of the artist