English of India Exhibition

Visitors to India are often surprised at the amount of English one encounters – in the street, peppered through Bollywood films and even sometimes in remote locales. Here the colourful sign-writing tradition of India has been used to capture the flavour of this localisation of the global spread of English.

A typographic collaboration between Meena Kadri and local Ahmedabadi sign writer Yasin Chhipa. Media: oil paint on 2 sided stainless steel plates.

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