Silence (Blood Wedding)

Anita Dube1997

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art


  • Title: Silence (Blood Wedding)
  • Creator: Anita Dube
  • Date Created: 1997
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Medium: Human bones covered in red velvet with beadings and lace
  • Description of Works: Dube writes "it took me a long time to move away from the traditional understanding of sculpture. Like in the work Blood Wedding, i could use my family historyof medicine as a source to make sculptures".
  • Creator's Life: 1958
  • About the Artist: Using a vast variety of materials including raw flesh and mediums like text and performance, she expressly devises her art installations responding and intervening into urban architecture. She has been widely exhibited in Indian as well as foreign shores. Recent solo exhbitions worth mentioning are “In Her Own Language”, Vancouver Art Gallery, Perth, Australia; “Misdemeanours”, Rochbund art Museum, Shanghai, China and a few at New York and New Delhi.