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Abdullah M. I. Syed  Money Flag: USA (1 US$ Verso), 2020  Machine embroidery on uncirculated 1 US Dollar bill  6.10h x 2.60w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Money Flag: USA (1 US$ Verso), 2020

Machine embroidery on uncirculated 1 US Dollar bill

6.10h x 2.60w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Money Flag: USA (1 US$ Verso) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Money Flag: USA (1 US$ Verso) (Detail), 2020

Machine embroidery on uncirculated 1 US Dollar bill

6.10h x 2.60w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Weaving Overlapped Realities: 20 US Dollar and 500 Pakistani Rupee (Structures, Verso), 2020  Hand-cut and overlapped uncirculated 20 US Dollar and 500 Pakistani Rupee and archival tape  2.60h x 6.10w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Overlapped Realities: 20 US Dollar and 500 Pakistani Rupee (Structures, Verso), 2020

Hand-cut and overlapped uncirculated 20 US Dollar and 500 Pakistani Rupee and archival tape

2.60h x 6.10w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Weaving Overlapped Realities: 20 US Dollar and 500 Pakistani Rupee (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Overlapped Realities: 20 US Dollar and 500 Pakistani Rupee (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Hand-cut and overlapped uncirculated 20 US Dollar and 500 Pakistani Rupee and archival tape

2.60h x 6.10w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Weaving Overlapped Realities: 50 Pakistani Rupee and 10 Chinese RMB (Portraits, Recto), 2020  Hand-cut and overlapped uncirculated 50 Pakistani Rupee and 10 Chinese RMB and archival tape  3.07h x 5.71w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Overlapped Realities: 50 Pakistani Rupee and 10 Chinese RMB (Portraits, Recto), 2020

Hand-cut and overlapped uncirculated 50 Pakistani Rupee and 10 Chinese RMB and archival tape

3.07h x 5.71w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Weaving Overlapped Realities: 50 Pakistani Rupee and 10 Chinese RMB (Portraits, Recto) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Overlapped Realities: 50 Pakistani Rupee and 10 Chinese RMB (Portraits, Recto) (Detail), 2020

Hand-cut and overlapped uncirculated 50 Pakistani Rupee and 10 Chinese RMB and archival tape

3.07h x 5.71w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Weaving Myths and Realities: 50 Pakistani Rupee and 50 Indian Rupee (Structures, Verso), 2020  Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 50 Pakistani Rupee and 50 Indian Rupee and archival tape  14.70h x 7.30w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 50 Pakistani Rupee and 50 Indian Rupee (Structures, Verso), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 50 Pakistani Rupee and 50 Indian Rupee and archival tape

14.70h x 7.30w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Weaving Myths and Realities: 50 Pakistani Rupee and 50 Indian Rupee (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 50 Pakistani Rupee and 50 Indian Rupee (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 50 Pakistani Rupee and 50 Indian Rupee and archival tape

14.70h x 7.30w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Weaving Overlapped Realities: 50 US Dollar and 100 Chinese RMB (Structures, Verso), 2020  Hand-cut and overlapped uncirculated 50 US Dollar and 100 Chinese RMB and archival tape  3.15h x 6.38w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Overlapped Realities: 50 US Dollar and 100 Chinese RMB (Structures, Verso), 2020

Hand-cut and overlapped uncirculated 50 US Dollar and 100 Chinese RMB and archival tape

3.15h x 6.38w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Weaving Overlapped Realities: 50 US Dollar and 100 Chinese RMB (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Overlapped Realities: 50 US Dollar and 100 Chinese RMB (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Hand-cut and overlapped uncirculated 50 US Dollar and 100 Chinese RMB and archival tape

3.15h x 6.38w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Weaving Myths and Realities: 50 US dollar and 50 Chinese RMB (Portrait, Recto), 2020  Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 50 US Dollar and 50 Chinese RMB and archival tape  6.60h x 15.50w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 50 US dollar and 50 Chinese RMB (Portrait, Recto), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 50 US Dollar and 50 Chinese RMB and archival tape

6.60h x 15.50w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Weaving Myths and Realities: 50 US Dollars and 50 Chinese RMB (Portrait, Recto) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 50 US Dollars and 50 Chinese RMB (Portrait, Recto) (Detail), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 50 US Dollar and 50 Chinese RMB and archival tape

6.60h x 15.50w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Weaving Myths and Realities: 500 Pakistani Rupee and 500 Indian Rupee (Structures, Verso), 2020  Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 500 Pakistani Rupee and 500 Indian Rupee and archival tape  6.54h x 2.87w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 500 Pakistani Rupee and 500 Indian Rupee (Structures, Verso), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 500 Pakistani Rupee and 500 Indian Rupee and archival tape

6.54h x 2.87w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Weaving Myths and Realities: 500 Pakistani Rupee snd 500 Indian Rupee (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 500 Pakistani Rupee snd 500 Indian Rupee (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 500 Pakistani Rupee and 500 Indian Rupee and archival tape

6.54h x 2.87w in

Weaving Myths and Realities: 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB (Structures, Verso)

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB (Structures, Verso), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB and archival tape

2.60h x 6.10w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Weaving Myths and Realities: 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB and archival tape

2.60h x 6.10w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Weaving Myths and Realities: 100 Russian Rubble and 2 US dollar (Structures, Verso), 2020  Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 100 Russian Rubble and 2 US Dollar and archival tape  2.60h x 6.10w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 100 Russian Rubble and 2 US dollar (Structures, Verso), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 100 Russian Rubble and 2 US Dollar and archival tape

2.60h x 6.10w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Weaving Myth and Realities: 100 Russian Ruble and 2 US Dollar (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myth and Realities: 100 Russian Ruble and 2 US Dollar (Structures, Verso) (Detail), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 100 Russian Rubble and 2 US Dollar and archival tape

2.60h x 6.10w in

Weaving Myths and Realities: 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB (Portrait, Recto)

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB (Portrait, Recto) , 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB and archival tape

6.60h x 15.50w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Weaving Myths and Realities: 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB (Portrait, Recto) (Detail), 2020

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Weaving Myths and Realities: 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB (Portrait, Recto) (Detail), 2020

Hand-cut and woven uncirculated 5 US Dollar and 5 Chinese RMB and archival tape

6.60h x 15.50w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Nurun 'ala Nur (Light Upon Light), 2015  Hand-stiched white crouched taqiyah (skullcaps), LED light, Perspex dome and mirror  Dimensions variable

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Nurun 'ala Nur (Light Upon Light), 2015

Hand-stiched white crouched taqiyah (skullcaps), LED light, Perspex dome and mirror

Dimensions variable

Abdullah M.I. Syed, Nurun 'ala Nur (Light Upon Light), (Detail 1) 2015

Abdullah M.I. Syed

Nurun 'ala Nur (Light Upon Light), (Detail 1) 2015

Hand-stiched white courhced taqiyah (skullcaps), LED Light, Perspex dome and mirror

Dimensions Variable

Abdullah M.I. Syed, Nurun 'ala Nur (Light Upon Light), (Detail 2) 2015

Abdullah M.I. Syed

Nurun 'ala Nur (Light Upon Light), (Detail 2) 2015

Hand-stiched white courhced taqiyah (skullcaps), LED Light, Perspex dome and mirror

Dimensions Variable

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Heavenly Offerings - I (Assembly Series), 2016  Hand-cut 10 and 20 UAE Dirham banknotes and U.S. $50 and $100 bills in shadow-box  10.75h x 12.50w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Heavenly Offerings - I (Assembly Series), 2016

Hand-cut 10 and 20 UAE Dirham banknotes and U.S. $50 and $100 bills in shadow-box

10.75h x 12.50w in

 

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Moneyscape VI: Playground of Alternative Economies, 2017  Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated banknotes in custom light-box vitrine  22h x 22w x 10d in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Moneyscape VI: Playground of Alternative Economies, 2017

Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated banknotes in custom light-box vitrine

22h x 22w x 10d in

 

Moneyscape VI: Playground of Alternative Economies (Detail), 2017

Moneyscape VI: Playground of Alternative Economies (Detail)

2017

Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated baknotes in custom light-box vitrine 

22 x 22 x 10 in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Moneyscape V: Temenos, 2017  Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated banknotes in custom light-box vitrine  22h x 22w x 10d in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Moneyscape V: Temenos, 2017

Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated banknotes in custom light-box vitrine

22h x 22w x 10d in

 

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Moneyscape V: Temenos (Detail)

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Moneyscape V: Temenos (Detail)

2017

Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated banknotes in custom light-box vitrine 

22 x 22 x 10 in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Mapping Investment: Iraq, 2017  Hand-cut U.S. $2 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli  20.25h x 50.25w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Mapping Investment: Iraq, 2017

Hand-cut U.S. $2 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli

20.25h x 50.25w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed  Mapping Investment: Saudi Arabia, 2017  Hand-cut U.S. $2 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli  20.50h x 50.50w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Mapping Investment: Saudi Arabia, 2017

Hand-cut U.S. $2 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli

20.50h x 50.50w in

 

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Mapping Investment: Saudi Arabia (Detail 1), 2017

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Mapping Investment: Saudi Arabia (Detail 1), 2017

Hand-cut U.S. $2 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli 

20.50h x 50.50w in

Abdullah M. I. Syed, Mapping Investment: Saudi Arabia (Detail 2), 2017

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Mapping Investment: Saudi Arabia (Detail 2), 2017

Hand-cut U.S. $2 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli 

20.50h x 50.50w in

Short Film - Abdullah M. I. Syed | Light Upon Light, Watch the short film HERE

Short Film - Abdullah M. I. Syed | Light Upon Light

Watch the short film HERE

Installation View

Installation View

Installation View

Installation View 2