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"Tea for Two", Venice Biennale, 'Transculture' Pavilion 1995

For the 'Transculture' Pavilion of the 1995 Venice Biennale, Moorland productions produced an installation comprising a double-sided laminated computer print resembling an Indian miniature and an installation of tea paraphernalia in the Palazzo Giustinian Lollin, Canal Grande Venice.The Recto of the print depicts a standing man offering tea to a seated lady, surrounded by a border of tea plants.The text in Tamil, reads "One lump or two?".  On the verso is a 18th-century depiction of tea drinking with a quotation praising tea's benefits.

Part two of the exhibition was held in Presentation House, Vancouver (1996) and Moorland Productions' contribution was two laminated prints of 'transcendentally' floating teapot and teacup against a desert and waterfall background, symbolising thirst and refreshment.

The exhibition was organised by the Canadian Group, "World Tea Party" and sponsored by The Japan Foundation. Time Out review nominated the Transculture Pavilion, "The most interesting of the Pavilions this year..."

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