[WEBCAST] Post-Modern Museum: The Case of Indian Art History and Heritage in SingaporeVIEW EVENT DETAILS
The second program in our At Home with ASHK: Museum Webinar Series bring you Dr. Gauri Parimoo Krishnan, a Singapore-based art historian, independent curator, and museum consultant who has contributed greatly to her city’s vibrant art and heritage sector over the decades. Drawing on her rich curatorial practice, Gauri will discuss the post-modern curating of diversity and plurality; with emphasis on South Asian art history, community history, and living culture and how they illuminate Indian representation in multi-cultural Singapore. Gauri will also discuss how collections, modern replicas, and digital interpretations puts heritage in context for future generations. Joining the conversation will be Prof. Kathleen L Wyma from the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Hong Kong.
At Home with ASHK: Museum Webinar Series bring international museums into the heart of your home through conversations with some of the best and brightest museum and curatorial names across the globe. Hear about the ways in which they have persevered and adapted to remain sustainable, learn the long-term implications those changes will have on their future collections and exhibitions, and take a sneak-peak behind the scenes at some exceptional shows that have been closed to the public eye.
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Dr Gauri Parimoo Krishnan is an art historian, independent curator and museum consultant based in Singapore and India. She developed the Indian Heritage Centre and South Asian galleries of the Asian Civilisations Museum at its inception, and curated major exhibitions of Asian Art. At present, Gauri teaches Museum Studies and Curatorship at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her research includes the Asian Ramayana, Buddhist art, Indian Diaspora, and Indian Trade Textiles to Southeast Asia; and her major publications include Naina Dalal: Cotemporary Indian Printmaker, The Power of the Female: Devangana Sculptures on Indian Temple Architecture, Ramayana in Focus: Visual and Performing Arts of Asia, The Divine Within: Art & Living Culture of India and Sou th Asia, and Nalanda, Srivijaya and Beyond: Re-exploring Buddhist Art in Asia among others. For her contribution to the arts and heritage sector, Gauri has received the Commendation Medal and Public Administration Medal (Bronze).
Kathleen L Wyma is an art historian and independent curator who specialises in global modern and contemporary art with a special research interest in India. Wyma completed her PhD in 2007 at the University of British Columbia (Canada) with a thesis entitled The Discourse and Practice of Radicalism in Contemporary Indian Art 1960-1990. In addition to her curatorial endeavours, she regularly contributes articles and exhibition catalogues on Indian contemporary art. Her most recent publications include: “Constructing the Eco-dimensions of Intangible Heritage,” Arunkumar HG: CON-struction (Delhi: Gallery Espace, 2018); “Photography at the Edge of Representation: Rethinking Photographs of Rural India,” in Photography in India: From Archives to Contemporary Practice, eds., Aileen Blaney and Chinar Shah (London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018), “Poetics and Procrustean Possibilities,” Zakkir Hussain: The Procrustean Bed (Mumbai: Guild Art Gallery, 2017). Wyma currently teaches a range of courses in the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Hong Kong
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