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TALKING ABOUT FOTOFEST 2018 AND OTHER CURATORIAL EXPERIENCES WITH SUNIL GUPTA, PART 2

Part 2 of a conversation with Sunil Gupta, artist, curator, writer and lead curator of the recent exhibition INDIA/ Contemporary Photographic and New Media Art

  The work exhibited by the 47 artists from India presented as a part of FotoFest2018, is all created in the 21st century, which, as Zahid R. Chaudhury points out in his article, ‘Life and Death under Neoliberalism’,

Afterimage of Empire – Part 2

Postcard, late 19th-early 20th century featured in the book. Private Collection Familiarity, dissonance, passivity and then re-engagement are the shifting fault lines around how 19th...

Navigating Nepal

The latest edition of PIX challenges our perceptions on and documents a nation in past turmoil and forward march Everyday, more and more, our world is turning opaquely visual. Words have been long replaced by images that one is constantly badgered with, from social media...

Myanmar’s ‘important moment in time’

Myo Satt, Thursday, 16 March 2017, Myanmar Times

Long gone are the days of Myanmar’s magazine culture. In years past, editors, writers and designers would meet in teashops across Yangon, making arrangements for their latest editions. Though there have been a few resurgences, such as the newly published Yangon Literary...

A South Asian Identity

Rahaab Allana

How a motley collection of images reasserts the strength of a sub-continental ethos woven from shared cultural strands A subtle shift in the plates rocked the very heart of Patan in Nepal approximately a year ago. Among the affected was renowned photographer Kiran Man Chitrakar, a descendent...