From the Kitchen to the Cosmos – In conversation with Subodh GuptaVIEW EVENT DETAILS
TALKS X Asia Society - Art Central Series
Join us on Friday, March 30th at the Art Central auditorium for this insightful conversation between one of Asia Society’s 2018 Asia Art Award Honoree’s, Subodh Gupta, and editor and publisher of ArtAsiaPacific, Elaine Ng.
Subodh Gupta draws from a diverse range of media including painting, sculpture, installation, performance, photography, and video in his practice. Gupta is best known for his use of the mass-produced stainless steel and brass cooking vessels ubiquitous throughout India, which he transforms into monumental sculptural installations that explore migration, globalization, and the social repercussions of economic development. Gupta has held solo exhibitions at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C. (2017); and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (2015). He has participated in Performa 13, New York (2013); Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, (2012); and the 51st Venice Biennale (2005). In 2018, Monnaie de Paris will present a retrospective exhibition of the artist.
Elaine W. Ng is the editor and publisher of ArtAsiaPacific, a 25-year old publication dedicated to contemporary art from Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East. In the mid-1990s she worked at Hanart TZ Gallery, one of the first pioneers of contemporary art from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. From the 2001-2002 Ms. Ng managed Videotage, one of Asia’s first non-profits for film, video and new media, founded in 1983. Ms. Ng has curated programs and presented papers on contemporary art in Asia, Australia, Europe and the US. She currently sits on the advisory board of Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong, New Hall Art Collection at Cambridge University, and Alserkal Avenue in Dubai. Additionally, Ms. Ng is a part-time lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University’s Academy of Visual Arts and acts as a mentor to art students for the mentorship program initiated by Seoul National University and Hyundai Motor Company.
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