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Abdullah M.I. Syed Performing At Asia Contemporary Art Week

Excerpted from an article in Asia Contemporary Art Week 


Known for his gritty, pain-inflicting endurance performances, Syed transformed the rose, a desirable cultural and spiritual material symbolizing love, purity, soul, and melancholia in South Asian cultures, into a bloody pulp to bring attention to the deteriorating conditions of life in the Islamic world as a result of internal and external bloody conflicts.