Notes

Domus - - CONFETTI -

1. W H Auden, ‘Par­ti­tion’, quoted in ‘W H Auden’s un­spar­ing poem on the par­ti­tion of In­dia’. Re­trieved from https://scroll.in/ar­ti­cle/674238/wh-au­dens-un­spar­ing-poem-on-the-par­ti­tion-of-in­dia

2. These ear­lier man­i­fes­ta­tions in­clude The Dhaka Art Sum­mit and the 8th Berlin Bi­en­nale (both 2014), and a solo ex­hi­bi­tion at the Vadehra Art Gallery, Delhi (2016).

3. Since 2015, ef­forts have been made by both In­dia and Bangladesh to de-en­clave their bor­der­lands. So far, 111 In­dian en­claves in Bangladesh and 51 Bangladeshi en­claves in In­dia have been swapped. See Shamik Baig, ‘The Indo-Bangla State of Mind’, in Live Mint (11 July 2015).

4. Itty Abra­ham and Willem van Schen­del, ‘In­tro­duc­tion: The Mak­ing of Il­lic­it­ness’, in Schen­del and Abra­ham eds., Il­licit

Flows and Crim­i­nal Things: States, Bor­ders, and the Other Side of Glob­al­i­sa­tion (Bloom­ing­ton: In­di­ana Univer­sity Press, 2005) p. 7.

5. As this show trav­els to Ger­many (Biele­felder Kun­stverein, Biele­feld) and to France (La syn­a­gogue de Delme con­tem­po­rary art cen­tre, Delme) later in the year, the cor­re­spond­ing maps of these coun­tries will be used in the re­spec­tive ex­hi­bi­tions.

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