On the Work of Contemporary Indian Art: Vivan Sundaram’s Late Style

When 26 Nov 2012
4:00PM - 5:30PM
Where South Asia Institute, Columbia University
Knox Hall, Room 208, 606 West 122nd Street, between Broadway and Claremont Avenue
New York, NY
United States

Monday, November 26 2012, 4-5:30pm

Press Release:

A talk by Saloni Mathur (UCLA)

Saloni Mathur is Associate Professor, Department of Art History, UCLA. She received her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from the New School for Social Research. Her areas of interest include the visual cultures of modern South Asia and the South Asian diaspora, colonial studies and postcolonial criticism, the history of anthropological ideas, museum studies in a global frame, and modern/contemporary South Asian art. She is author of India by Design: Colonial History and Cultural Display (2007), editor of The Migrant’s Time: Art, Dispersal, and Difference (2011), and co-editor (with Kavita Singh) of the forthcoming No Touching, Spitting, Praying: Modalities of the Museum in South Asia. Mathur has received grants and awards from the Yale Center for British Art, the Getty Grant Program, the Clark Art Institute, the University of California Humanities Research Institute, and the Social Science Research Council of Canada. She previously taught at Vassar College and the University of  Michigan, before joining UCLA’s faculty in 2001.

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