Fearlesscontemporary South Asian art
21 Jul 2018 – 13 Jan 2019
Location: Upper Asian gallery
This is the Gallery’s first exhibition to focus on women artists with ties to South Asia.
Drawn primarily from the Gallery’s collection, Fearless includes major works by Huma Bhabha, Shilpa Gupta, Reena Saini Kallat, Nalini Malani, Pushpamala N + Clare Arni, Shahzia Sikander, Dayanita Singh, Adeela Suleman and Zarina
The exhibition explores individual interpretations of politics and nationalism alongside the consequences of shifting borders. Each artist interrogates connections to diverse cultures and geographies, fearlessly questioning historical events, personal memories and their own identity.
Image: Nalini Malani Mother India: Transactions in the Construction of Pain 2005 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Nalini Malani