2013 venice biennale #2…

Complex and psychedelic found object scrapbooks by Shinro Ohtake who uses his journeys, dreams and diaries to examine the inner surface of his layered perceptions, some of them contain up to 700 pages…:

 

These are anonymous tantric paintings would you believe, Hindu devotees of tantra have been making them in India since at least the 17th century…they are used to aid spiritual contemplation:

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Imran Qureshi’s take on the Mughal tradition of miniatures:

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