AAA Programmes Online
Central to AAA’s mission is its belief in the Archive as a platform for new thinking about contemporary art activities in the region. To connect the material in its possession and the context of its creation to new people and places, AAA initiates and presents a rich diversity of artist talks, symposia, and workshops. Many of these AAA programmes are now available online. Videos of newly conducted talks will be added to the Collection Online as they become available.
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|:||The Subject of Archives (Introduction & Session I)|
|:||Parul Dave MUKHERJI, Claire HSU(徐文玠), Sven SPIEKER, Ashok SUKUMARAN, Jeebesh BAGCHI|
|:||Asia Art Archive presents 'The Subject of Archives', a one-day symposium hosted by the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on 26 February 2011 at the School of Arts and Aesthetics Auditorium, JNU, New Delhi. This symposium is occasioned by the launch of 'Another Life: The Digitised Personal Archive of Geeta Kapur and Vivan Sundaram', the newly digitised personal archive of art critic and curator Geeta Kapur and contemporary art practitioner Vivan Sundaram.
The first art archive in India to be digitised by AAA, the project brings to the public the broad range of material collected by Kapur and Sundaram since the 1950s. Originally established as a personal archive, the collection not only documents the artwork and writings produced and published thus far during Kapur and Sundaram’s prolific careers, but also documents events in India’s art community over the last 50 years, and includes exhibition catalogues, newspaper clippings, and artists' slides, some of which are entering the public domain for the first time.
The symposium reflects on a growing interest in the subject of archives around the world, coupled with an escalating anxiety about the custodianship of memory. Through presentations by internationally and regionally respected scholars and opportunities for open dialogue, The Subject of Archives creates a platform for the ongoing discussions that surround issues of archiving today, particularly with regard to India.
The symposium begins with introductory remarks by Claire Hsu, AAA Executive Director, followed by presentations from the following guest speakers: Sven Spieker, Professor, Comparative Literature Program, University of California, Santa Barbara; Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore; Parvez Kabir, Lecturer, Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan, India among others. In addition, Vivan Sundaram discusses his preoccupation with archives as an artist, and Sabih Ahmad, AAA Researcher for India, discusses the digitisation process and share selected material from the project.
In this video:
Welcome + AAA Introduction
Welcome address by Prof. Parul Dave Mukherji, Dean, School of Arts and Aesthetics Auditorium, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Introduction to Asia Art Archive by Claire Hsu, Executive Director, Asia Art Archive
Speakers: Prof. Sven Spieker, Professor, Comparative Literature Program, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ashok Sukumaran, Artist, CAMP and Pad.ma
Moderator: Jeebesh Bagchi, Artist, Raqs Media Collective
|:||The Subject of Archives|
|:||School of Arts and Aesthetics Auditorium, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi|
|:||Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong S.A.R.|
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