A two day symposium exploring issues in contemporary India
FotoFest's INDIA Symposium is presented in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The INDIA Symposium is free. Seating is limited.
FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018 / KEYNOTE LECTURE
Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston TX 77004
SPEAKER: P. Sainath
Indian journalist and photojournalist P. Sainath is the Founder and Editor of the People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI), an archive of his three decades-plus in journalism that aims to address the failure of the corporate media to cover two-thirds of the country’s population.
SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018 / PANELS
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Brown Auditorium Theater, 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston TX 77005
Three 40-minute panel discussions with artist and experts address concerns within contemporary Indian culture.
Photography without History?
SPEAKERS: Artists Roshini Kempadoo and Rishi Singhal; Nathaniel Stein, Associate Curator, Cincinnati Art Museum
Looking at Gender
SPEAKERS: Artists Indu Antony, Anita Dube, and Anusha Yadav.
Where They Belong: Economic Development or Dystopia
SPEAKERS: Artists Vinit Gupta, Samar Singh Jodha, and Anita Khemka