Lucid Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora

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Exhibition Opening and Keynote Panel

NEW YORK, June 30, 2017 — Artists featured in the exhibition Lucid Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora discuss their work at a keynote panel celebrating the exhibition's opening at Asia Society. Speakers included Jaishri Abichandani, Naeem Mohaiemen, Swati Khurana, Allan deSouza, Asha Ganpat, and Jaret Vadera. The discussion was moderated by Artistic Director at 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica Anuradha Vikram. (1 hr., 28 min.)


Exhibition Opening and Keynote Panel

PANEL AND RECEPTION 
Asia Society: Friday, June 30
Keynote Panel: 6:30–8:00 pm
Featuring: Jaishri Abichandani, Swati Khurana, Jaret Vadera, Asha Ganpat, Allan deSouza, and Naeem Mohaiemen. Moderator: Anuradha Vikram
Reception: 8:00-9:00 pm

Please note that the panel and reception are currently at capacity. Seating is subject to availability and is not guaranteed. Doors open at 6:00 pm, the program begins at 6:30 pm.

The exhibition is open to the public from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. Free admission from 6:00-9:00 pm. (The galleries are open and accessible, no reservations necessary).

Join us for the opening of the exhibition Lucid Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora, organized by Asia Society Museum with the support of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. This exhibition considers the work of 19 contemporary artists from the South Asian diaspora who explore notions of home and issues relating to migration, gender, race, and memory across mediums and aesthetics.

Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street, NY

Related symposium “Fatal Love: Where Are We Now?"
Queens Museum: Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2, All Day 

Organized in conjunction with the exhibition, the “Fatal Love: Where Are We Now” symposium brings together South Asian American artists, curators, and academics to discuss the state of the field and to identify strategies for bringing the work of contemporary South Asian artists and cultural practitioners to a broader audience. Co-organized by the Queens Museum and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and held at the Queens Museum, on July 1 and 2. The opening keynote panel and reception are at Asia Society on Friday, June 30.

Registration is required for the keynote panel, reception, and symposium. See Event Details.

Queens Museum, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, Queens, NY 

Lucid Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora is made possible by the generous support of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. Critical funding is provided by the Burger Collection, Hong Kong.

 

 

 



 

Event Details

Fri 30 Jun 2017
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
725 Park Avenue at 70th Street, NYC
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