22 March 2024

With Chief Curator, Almaty Museum of Arts Inga Lāce, Art Critic, Editorial and Content Strategy, Sharjah Art Foundation Jyoti Dhar, Curator, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Iaroslav Volovod and Artist, India Afrah Shafiq. Moderated by Dr. Christianna Bonin.

Though Central Asia and South Asia may seem to exist in different cultural and geographical hemispheres, artists working in these regions also had shared experiences in the late twentieth century: the rise of nationalisms, civil unrest, an interest in recovering native languages and art practices, and a desire to connect with a nascent global art world. For this talk, specialists in art from Central Asia and South Asia come together to highlight these parallel histories.