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File Room

A work made of inkjet prints (5).

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  • A work made of inkjet prints (5).

Date:

2011

Artist:

Dayanita Singh
Indian, born 1961

About this artwork

In India, archivists design their own structures, whether it be metal or wood, and most of the time also design their own catalogue systems. I find the thought of the secrets and knowledge contained in all that paper deeply moving.
—Dayanita Singh, 2013

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Dayanita Singh

Title

File Room

Place

India (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 2011

Medium

Inkjet prints (5)

Dimensions

Each image, approx: 38 × 38 cm (15 × 15 in.); each frame: 59.7 × 59.9 × 3.8 cm (23 9/16 × 23 5/8 × 1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Meredith and Akhil Sharma

Reference Number

2018.172a-e

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