Asim Purkayastha says:
Money and postage stamps are official documents. Money signifies a system of smooth administration and an in-built system for achieving intra- and intergenerational rational equity. Postage stamps are essential identifying documents required for the post to reach its destination.
The images on stamps (money/ postage) are idealised signs/ symbols and images of national icons. The original identity of the stamps, the explored/replaced identity, the aspect of travel/ dislocation are associated here in this work with representations of my identity as a migrator.