Forms of Compensation
Babak Radboy or Ayman Ramadan
March 23 — April 14, 2010
Townhouse Gallery: 10 Nabrawy Street, off Champollion Way, Downtown Cairo
Forms of Compensation opens this Tuesday March 23 at the Townhouse Gallery in Cairo.
‘Forms of Compensation’ is a series of 21 reproductions of iconic modern and contemporary artworks, with an emphasis on sculptures, paintings and prints by Arab and Iranian artists. The series was produced in Cairo by craftspeople and auto mechanics in the neighborhood around Townhouse Gallery, commissioned by Babak Radboy and overseen by Ayman Ramadan, working from installation shots of the original artworks, along with the instruction that each copy should differ in one small way from its referent.