Yearly Archives: 2017

Installation image, Dreams of Cynthia/ Cynthia ke Sapne by Pallavi Paul

CONTOUR BIENNALE 8, “POLYPHONIC WORLDS: JUSTICE AS MEDIUM” – COLIN PERRY

6 April, 2017 – Art Agenda “A number of significant moving image works include Pallavi Paul’s strange and fantastical video The Dreams of Cynthia (2017), delving into performative identity and sexuality…” CONTOUR BIENNALE 8, “POLYPHONIC WORLDS: JUSTICE AS MEDIUM” – … Continue reading

he Otolith Group, The Third Part of the Third Measure (video still), 2017. HD video, 50 minutes. Commissioned by ICA Philadelphia and Sharjah Art Foundation. Installation view: Sharjah Biennial 13, Tamawju (10 March–12 June 2017). Courtesy of the artists and Sharjah Art Foundation.

MAKING WAVES TOWARDS POST-ART: A REPORT FROM ACT I OF SHARJAH BIENNIAL 13 – MOHAMMAD SALEMY

15 April, 2017 – Ocula In the case of Otolith Group, an ambitious film installation titled Third Part of the Third Measure (2017) largely consists of a piece of complex music written by the late African American composer Julius Eastman. … Continue reading

Raqs Media Collective, “The Necessity of Infinity” (2017) performance, part of Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj (image courtesy Sharjah Art Foundation)

IMMERSED IN THE DISCRETE REALITIES OF THE SHARJAH BIENNIAL – SEPH RODNEY

12 April, 2017 – Hyperallergic ““If the sky is full of stars, then somewhere there is another star, another sun, and around it, there must be other planets … with ground to stand on, water to drink, a breeze, a … Continue reading

Pomona College Associate Professor of Art Sandeep Mukherjee received the prestigious 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship granted on the basis of demonstrated exceptional creative ability in the arts. (Photo: Pomona.edu)

THREE INDIAN-AMERICANS, ONE PAKISTANI-ORIGIN ARTIST WIN PRESTIGIOUS GUGGENHEIM FELLOWSHIP – ELA DUTT

12 April, 2017 – News India Times “His two projects for the year-long Guggenheim Fellowship involve painted and folder aluminum sculptures, including using his 2006 Mini Cooper hatchback as a mold. His “impulse” he said came from the time he wanted … Continue reading

Sandeep Mukherjee (Pomona.edu photo)

NEWLY-NAMED INDIAN AMERICAN GUGGENHEIM FELLOWS ‘HONORED’ BY PRESTIGIOUS RECOGNITION – GIOVANNI ALBANESE

11 April, 2017 – India West “Mukherjee, a native of Pune, was selected in the fine arts field of study. He is currently a professor of art at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif. A graduate of the Manipal Institute of Technology … Continue reading