Caique de Sultanate, 2013, ink on canvas, 160 x 200 cm

Caique de Sultanate, 2013, ink on canvas, 160 x 200 cm

Burhan Kum

Retaliation

06 Mar - 26 Apr 2014

The Empire Project hosts Burhan Kum's new exhibition "Retaliation" between 6 March-26 April 2014. In this, his eagerly anticipated latest show, the artist critically approaches the socio-political dynamics of the geography we live in; a reflection between past, present and in relation to urban culture and its effect on the individual. "Retaliation" as a whole is a critique of the here&now, questioning the urban pillage/hostile takeover our cities are undergoing for financial gain & the utilization of religion by and for capital; all taking place in a time where uniformity is presented as diversity and repression as freedom.


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