Language of fossils (2015-2017)
The work is based on a Bengali poetry book Jibasher Bhasa written by Emon Bhattacharya. It’s a vivid and elaborative visual interpretation. The poem is based on a philosophical theory Panopticism. Panopticism was originally derived from a concept called Panopticon proposed by French philosopher Michel Foucault. Foucault viewed ‘Panopticon’ as a symbol of the disciplinary society of surveillance.
The Book also contains a english translation of the poem which is done by Indrani Chakraborty.