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Rajkamal Kahlon, a Berlin-based American artist, recuperates drawing and painting as sights of aesthetic and political resistance.The lingering spectre of colonialism and the aesthetics of ethnography are continually brought into focus through her use of strategies of interruption and collage. Drawing on history, archives and literature, Kahlon's research submits archival resources to a process of 

creative transformation that resulting in sensual, humorous, formally rigorous artworks that address the reclamation of humanity for racialized, gendered and indigenous communities targeted for destruction. In using her own hand in redrawing and repainting the bodies of "native" subjects, Kahlon allows for the rehabilitation of those bodies, histories and cultures that have been distorted, erased or maligned.

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