Bedminster, NJ: Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora is scheduled to open with a reception on Thursday March 17th, 5-7 pm at The Center for Contemporary Art, 2020 Burnt Mills Rd, Bedminister, NJ.
Erasing Borders is a richly provocative exhibition by artists of the Indian diaspora who confront issues of sexuality, terror, disease, the environment, racial and sectarian politics in painting, prints, installations, video, and sculpture. With great technical mastery and diversity of theme and style, these works combine traditional Indian aesthetics with Western elements, and speak to the powerful experience of personal and cultural dislocation in the global village. In its twelfth year, Erasing Borders is curated by Vijay Kumar and produced by the Indo-American Arts Council. Free and open to the public.
Participating Artists include: Anna Bradfield, Anujan Ezhikode, Arun Prem, Bivas Chaudhuri, Bolo, Delna Dastur, George Oomen, Indrani Nayar Gal, Mansoora Hassan, MD Tokon,Nipun Manda, Norbert Gonsalves, Padmini Mongia, Parul Mehra, Quinza Najm, Pooja Gupta, Radhika Mathews, Rahul Mehra, Reeta Gidwani Karmarkar, Renuka Khanna, Rochana Dubey, Sejal Krishnan, Tara Sabharwal, and Uday K Dhar.
The Center for Contemporary Art in collaboration with the Indo-American Arts Council is hosting annual “Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora.” The Indo-American Arts Council’s production “Erasing Borders,” curated by Vijay Kumar, is a stimulating exhibition that presents artists of the Indian diaspora who challenge issues of sexuality, terror, disease, the environment, racial and sectarian politics in painting, prints, installations, video, and sculpture. The diverse theme and style of the art juxtaposes traditional Indian aesthetics with Western elements. It also expresses the hardship of personal and cultural disturbance throughout the worldwide community.