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Images from India: Sunil Gupta on Photography as Critical Practice
Join us for a conversation between artist Sunil Gupta and Carol Huh, associate curator of contemporary Asian art, as they discuss Gupta’s art making, curating, and activism. Gupta will also describe his role as lead curator of the FotoFest 2018 Biennial in Houston (March 10–April 22), dedicated to contemporary photography and new media art from India and the Indian diaspora. Sunil Gupta (born 1953) is a photographer, artist, educator, and curator based between India, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Educated at the Royal College of Art, London, he has been involved with independent photography as a critical practice for many years, focusing on race, migration, and queer issues. His latest book, Delhi: Communities of Belonging, was published in 2016, and his most recent exhibition, Dissent and Desire, opened at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston in January 2018. His work has been seen in many important group shows, including Paris, Bombay, Delhi... at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2011 and at the Tate Gallery in London in 2017. He is visiting professor at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, United Kingdom, and visiting tutor at the Royal College of Art, London, and National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.