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Fieldwork: Contemporary Art from South Asia
Fieldwork: Contemporary Art from South Asia
WhenThursday, July 25, 2019, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
WhereFrye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsFrye Museum
Description

This 4-day lecture series will introduce contemporary art from South Asia, which includes the nation-states of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Surveying recent exhibitions of South Asian artists in the West, the series examines the new landscape for displaying art from the global South in galleries, museums, and biennales worldwide that has developed since the late 1990s. The series also considers new institutions, exhibitions, and networks that have emerged in twenty-first-century South Asia, finally turning to specific projects in Sri Lanka and India that model innovative forms of artistic inquiry, and offer a critique of the globalizing art world.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Sonal Khullar is an associate professor of Art History in the School of Art + Art History + Design at the University of Washington. In addition to her full-time appointment in Art History, Khullar is an adjunct associate professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and an affiliate faculty member of the South Asian Studies program in the Jackson School of International Studies. She is the author of Worldly Affiliations: Artistic Practice, National Identity, and Modernism in India, 1930-1990 (University of California Press, 2015), which received the Bernard S. Cohn Book Prize of the Association of Asian Studies in 2017. Her current research focuses on conflict, collaboration, and globalization in contemporary art from South Asia.

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