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Lunch is cancelled 2019

Shalini Passi Art Foundation (SPAF) New Delhi.

Performance on a real site banquet at SPAF.

A site-specific performance held during the highly prestigious and exclusive art-world banquet organized by the Shalini Passi Art Foundation in Delhi.

‘Lunch is Cancelled’ created a situation of dark humor to highlight the persisting forms of inequality and the post-colonial hierarchy that continue to shape social institutions. Premised on ‘radical hospitality’, the work was enacted through laborious negotiations, contractual exchanges and, last but not the least, the emotional and vocational investments between me  and the organizers of the event involving the in-house staff and catering team members, Baby Boston ( the pug) & his personal caretaker Mr. Rinku and the Rajputana rifle band team.