Naeem Mohaiemen

I Have Killed Pharoah, I Am Not Afraid to Die

I Have Killed Pharaoh I Am Not Afraid To Die
Suite of 36 images | 2009

The walls imagine rumors before the coup, rehearsal the night before the coup, and the aftermath. The architect whose family fled Dhaka the night before the coup, and whom I really did meet. There were no late night adda in his German flat, that is a fiction.

Neither this type of glass, nor elaborate tube light billboards, were in use in 1975.

The story of Sabrina is true, I really did tutor her in mathematics.

London, UK: Frames Solo Project, Experimenter, Frieze, 2009.
Kolkata, India: The Young Man Was, Experimenter, 2011.