Smoke in the Eye

munish wadhia

Smoke in the Eye : Rupture in the colonial Archive


Since January 2020, Munish has been airtist in residence at the Match Museum / Tändsticksmuseet in Jönköping. He was given freedom to explore the archive and interpret the collection display at the Museum. The final show comprises a multimedia installation, with sound, painting on wall, paper and floor. Munish uses a combination of Falu röd, Ventian red, and Sindoor. Throughout the exhibtion and museum Munish collaborates with the voice James Baldwin's to interfere and interupt the narrative, and celbration of industrialism/capitalism/colonialism.

Exibition Text (below)

Amanda Ferrada och Olivia Berkowicz