KHOJ & FICA present

Art Talks @ the Reading Room | KHOJ Curatorship Program

Friday, 5th August 2011
5:00 pm- 6:30 pm

D-42 Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024  

A presentation by the resident curators at KHOJ, Akansha Rastogi, Leon Tan and Rattanamol Singh Johal, about particular curatorial histories, strategies, key exhibitions/curators which have influenced them in their practice.  

This is the second in a series of projects that KHOJ will undertake as the nodal centre facilitating curatorial practice in the visual arts. The residency aims to develop a training ground for emerging curators who will engage with various modes of artistic practice as well as be actively involved in critical writing.
The KHOJ Curatorship Program is supported by IFA, through the Jamsetji Tata Trust.
About the speakers

Akansha Rastogi
Akansha Rastogi is a Delhi-based researcher, working on Indian modern and contemporary art. She is currently working with Kiran Nadar Museum of Art. Akansha has worked with Delhi Art Gallery on a major retrospective exhibition and publication on artist, and with Indian auction house and Collection – Osian’s Connoisseurs of Art.  She is part of a collective called 'WALA'

Leon Tan
Dr Leon Tan is a historian and theorist of digital art and social media, with research interests in online artistic platforms, contemporary world art, copyright and globalization. He is also a psychoanalytic therapist (MBACP, UK) and founding member of the New Zealand Centre for Lacanian Analysis.

Rattanamol Singh Johal
Rattanamol Singh Johal is a graduate of the Macaulay Honors College of the City University of New York with double majors in Art History and Political Science. Having completed his postgraduate work at University of London's Courtauld Institute where he studied the interplay of aesthetics and politics in globalized contemporary art.

Image courtesy Khoj International Artists Association

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