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Gigi Scaria, Amusement park (production still), 2009, single-channel SD video, 16:9 ratio, colour, sound, 5:24 minutes. © Courtesy the artist
Photo: Jitish Kallat, Circa (installation detail), 2011, Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai
The utopian idea of Lemuria is an imaginary, submerged landscape hugging the shoreline between Australia and India. This hypothetical ‘lost land’ is the perfect framework for exploring the cultural entanglement of our relationship.
The forum explores insights by leading cultural theorists, artists, curators and writers from Australia and India who examine the complexities of working cross-regionally while speculating on a recovered continent.
Nikhil Chopra, Goa-based artist and Asialink roving resident 2012.
Emily Floyd, Melbourne-based artist who undertook an Asialink residency in New Delhi.
Jitish Kallat, Internationally acclaimed Mumbai-based artist.
Dr Chaitanya Sambrani, curator, writer and lecturer (Australian National University).
Gigi Scaria, Delhi-based artist, represented India at 2011 Venice Biennale
Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room
Level 1, Sidney Myer Asia Centre
The University of Melbourne
Cnr Swanston St & Monash Rd
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The Basil Sellers Art Prize invites artists to tackle an Australian obsession—sport. It offers artists an opportunity to be part of a major exhibition and a chance to win the $100,000 acquisitive prize. The call for entries to the Basil Sellers Art Prize 4 is now open! Check the website: http://www.sellersartprize.com.au/call-for-entries