OR-BIT is a levitating iridescent model of an oil drill that quietly rotates, as if to drill the sky above it. Resembling an architectural model akin to the tower of babel, the work embodies the infinite human desire to strive upwards while accumulating more wealth and power.
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OR-BIT (2016) – Monira Al Qadiri
The riches generated by oil exploration fueled these toxic aspirations of man to hover above others, in a seemingly unending spiraling motion.