Two new bibliographies by art history scholars on archiving and the Partition of India 

Nalini Malani Remembering Toba Tek Singh
Image: Nalini Malani, Remembering Toba Tek Singh, 1998–99.

"Archiving as an Asian Art Practice" by Huang Chien-Hung, Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Interdisciplinary Art, National Kaohsiung Normal University:

Archival art became a much discussed form in international art circles just when China and new markets in Asia began their ascent, yet its classification remains imprecise. The Asian situation became another aspect for consideration when constructing a notion of archival art; and the unique history and development of Asia make it such that concepts of archival types, standards, and classification must be considered in close relation to history and geopolitical developments.

 

"Partition and the Art of South Asia" by Rattanamol Singh Johal, PhD Candidate in Art History, Columbia University:

The Partition of India is a twentieth-century tragedy of immense proportions. The closing act of nearly two hundred years of British colonial rule over the subcontinent, its legacy continues to structure the present.

 

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Mon, 27 Nov 2017
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