Shumon Ahmed: When dead ships travel 8/12, 2015
Archival pigment print
Courtesy Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
When dead ships travel 8/12, 2015
Ship-breaking yards line the coast at Chittagong (Bangladesh). Gigantic seafaring freighters are stripped to their component parts—by a workforce that has to contend with murderous conditions Ahmed knows all of this, but she has chosen to create something other than a lamentation of such conditions.