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Photography from India

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Photography from India

Time: June 15, 2009 from 1:45pm to 6pm
Location: Sotheby’s Institute of Art
Street: 30 Bedford Square
City/Town: London W1CB 3EE
Website or Map: http://sia-art.co.uk/mailer/l…
Phone: +44 (0)20 7462 3249
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Sotheby’s Institute of Art / a.floyd@sothebysinstitute.com
Latest Activity: Jun 2, 2009

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Event Description

Recent photography from India has been steadily gaining in popularity and visibility over the last few years. This half-day session examines contemporary photographic imagery with reference to India's colonial past and traces the differences between photographs of India made by Westerners intrigued by its exoticism and photographs made by Indian photographers of their homeland.

The programme is:
13.45 – 14.00 Welcome
14.00 – 15.15 The History of Indian Photography - Sophie Gordon, Curator of the Royal Photograph Collection, Windsor Castle
15.15 – 16.30 Contemporary Indian Photography - Savita Apte, Specialist in Southeast Asian Art
16.30 – 16.45 Break
16.45 – 18.00 Artist Perspective: Shezad Dawood’s Art and Views - Shezad Dawood
18.00 Champagne Reception

and the cost of the evnt is £150.

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