Same-sex sexuality remains criminal in India to this day. However visual culture, legal activism, forms of art, and performance play an important role in challenging the social and legal status of LGBTQ individuals. Guest article by J. Daniel Luther and Jennifer Ung Loh (SOAS, University of London)
A screening of 'Watermelon, Fish and Half Ghost' a series of films by contemporary artists' based in India. Commissioned as a part of Camden Kalā, presented by Space Studio, Vadodara, India.
Camden Kalā and TARQ are proud to present “This burning land belongs to you.” This exhibition shows the works of artists Ronny Sen, Rithika Merchant and Soghra Khurasani. Each artist makes work about the India of today, highlighting and examining its contemporary moment. Through printmaking, photography and painting each artist reflects on the land, on how domestic and international conflicts complicate our relationship with the ground on which we live.
With the support of House of Illustration, Swiss Cottage Gallery has launched the Camden Drawn project, inviting artists and illustrators to interpret Camden and show their work at Swiss Cottage Library from May 2017 to February 2018. This month: artist Robert Frank Hunter.