Podium/Cube 2012

Installation view, Juhu beach, Mumbai Supported by Art Oxygen for (En)counters powerPLAY
Podium/Cube, 2012
painted wood

48 in. x 48 in. l 122 x 122 cm. (display dimensions variable)

The wooden sculpture comprising twenty pieces that fit together to form a cube is made of sections that simulate sport-podiums. Arranged within the stable geometry and universal order of the cube, these podiums however are set in flux with their jumbled numbering and levels, ranking, grading, and hierarchy gone awry; ideas of success and accomplishment reshaped to re-configure the victory stand into a plaything.

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