Publication accompanying the exhibition of the same title, presented at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, from 17 November to 3 December 2013. 'This book explores the ways contemporary artists across India, and the global South, work with issues of gender in their art. Recent furore over three incidences of brutalization of women in New Delhi and Bombay prompted the inaugural class of curatorial practice at Jawaharlal Nehru University to highlight art's power to address and amplify urgent concerns, and to spotlight the broader context of historical and still prevalent gender-based violence. This contemporary art project aims to probe the intersections of the social, political, and cultural considerations of gender.' - from the back cover

With introductory texts on each section of the exhibition as well as texts on each artist and their work, biographical information included.

Other artists: Zanele Muholi (South Africa), Teresa Serrano (Mexico/USA)
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Onsite

Location code EX.IND.MGB
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2013

No of pages

120

ISBN / ISSN

Nil

No of copies

2

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
Introduction

- Susan HAPGOOD

Who are we?

- Shivani KAUL, John XAVIERS

Subverting the Fetish

- Shaheen AHMED

Body as Site of Violence

- Shobha TALENGALA, Aditi Kumar GUPTA

Dalit and Adivasi Observations

- Dilip Kumar MALIK

Multiple Sexualities

- Komal PANDE, Arnika AHLDAG

Mapping Gender: Bodies and Sexualities in Contemporary Art Across the Global South
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Mapping Gender: Bodies and Sexualities in Contemporary Art Across the Global South

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