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Ilker Evrim Binbaş
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JAN Onwards
Islamic Aesthetics
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Gülru Necipoğlu
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JAN Onwards
Islamic Aesthetics
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Yves Porter
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JAN Onwards
Islamic Aesthetics
After Timur: Calligraphy and the Arts
Simon Rettig
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Islamic Aesthetics
The Global Muṣḥ af: Visual Identity,
Simon Rettig
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JAN Onwards
Indian Aesthetics
Thief Who Stole My Heart:
Vidya Dehejia

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Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
E-mail: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com, info@jp-india.org
Tel      : +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975
Landmark: We are next to Cathedral Middle School, in the lane opposite J.B.Petit School.

 

 
 

Art, Empire and the Nation: India and the Raj

6 - 7 Dec '18 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
 
 

Image : ‘Oh, East is East and West is West, and never thetwain shall meet’ Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Ballad of East and West’,

This seminar series explores the histories of artistic interaction between Britain and India from the late eighteenth to the mid twentieth century through case studies that range across the media of painting and printmaking, design, photography and architecture. It offers an introduction to approaches to the study of empire, examines the central importance of art and art history for the forging of colonial ideology and presents instances of its creative, visual negotiation.

Day 1
Studying Empire and the forging of • Colonial Ideology
• Painting and Prints in and about British India
Day 2
• India displayed: Crafts, Design and Authenticity
• Architecture and Photography

Registration: Rs 2000/-
(Rs 1000/- with valid student ID)

 
 
 

Renate Dohmen

Renate Dohmen is lecturer in art history at the Open University. Her book Encounters beyond the Gallery: Relational Aesthetics and Cultural Difference examines issues of contemporary art, aesthetics, anthropology and the global. She has published essays on cosmopolitanism, and explores transcultural perspectives in contemporary art as well as in colonial visual cultures with a focus on British India. She is editor of the section on British India in Art and its Global Histories: A Reader, co-author and editor of Art and Empire: British India.

 
 
 

Registration Fees: Rs. 2000/-

 
 
 
 
 

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Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg,
Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
Tel: +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975.
Fax: +91-22-2207 2976.
Email: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com,
info@jp-india.org

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