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Camera South Asia II

General Programming

dateApril 27, 2024 timeSaturday, 1:00pm–6:00pm EDT locationSt Mary's Episcopal Church
  • The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities
  • Alzaki Foundation for the Arts
  • Center for Comparative Media
  • MurthyNavak Foundation
  • South Asia Institute
email address [email protected]
  • Free and open to the public
  • Registration required.
close up of an eye and a nose, each framed in black

The South Asia Institute returns this year to host a conversation that takes an expansive view of South Asia and its diasporic geographies. The renowned roster artists, curators, and scholars probe the relation between aesthetics and politics, migration and memory, be it in post-1990s India or the 19th century oceanic voyages of the subcontinent’s “old diaspora.” Camera South Asia seeks to balance a focus on the contemporary with a long view of the past and to unsettle easy ascriptions of identity or authenticity, be it for individuals or for images.


Audrey Albert (Artist, Manchester)
Natasha Bissonauth (York University)
Sheba Chhachhi (Artist, New Delhi)
Deepali Dewan (Royal Ontario Museum)
Diva Gujral (London School of Economics)
Pamila Gupta (University of the Free State, South Africa)
Naeem Mohaiemen (Columbia University)

Organized by Rahaab Allana (Alkazi Foundation) and Debashree Mukherjee (MESAAS)