100 samosa packets filled with rice
100 samosa packets filled with rice

Paper packets, text, rice, jute 2018

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সিঙ্গারা ঠোঙ্গা (Samosa Packet)
সিঙ্গারা ঠোঙ্গা (Samosa Packet)

Photograph, Dhaka, 2018

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সিঙ্গারা ঠোঙ্গা (Samosa Packet)
সিঙ্গারা ঠোঙ্গা (Samosa Packet)

Inkjet paper print out 13cmx 20cm 2019

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100 samosa packets filled with rice
100 samosa packets filled with rice

Paper packets, text, rice, jute 2018

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সিঙ্গারা ঠোঙ্গা (Samosa Packet)

I bought samosas (সিঙ্গারা) on the streets of Dhaka. The packets intrigued me. They were made from recycled print outs. I collected over 100.

 

Some were made from recycled court papers - endless lists of court cases including cases of individuals against the government.


After my uncle was jailed, I wondered if his case would appear on a samosa packet one day.

I began making my own packets about the political situation in Bangladesh.