NAMAR NINUR VINURAVANGMAI was made in remembrance of voyages taken from landsknown to lands unknown and of peoples’ who survived to tell their story of a journeymade in hopes for a better future. This work highlights language — beginning withlearning to speak, sing, and to write. It is composed of an indecipherable language andits embodied performance with turmeric and kumkum. Namar Ninur Vinuravangmai is a metaphor for stolen or silenced voices and their untranslatable experiences.

NAMAR NINUR VINURAVANGMAI: NIVEDITA M.