Atul Bhalla and Vivan Sundaram in Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia

Vivan Sundaram, <i>Lovers, from the series Re-Take of Amrita,</i> 2001


Vivan Sundaram, Lovers, from the series Re-Take of Amrita, 2001

Featuring Bhalla’s photographic documentations of his performances, like “Submerged Again” from 2005 and a selection of works from Sundaram’s “Re-Take of Amrita” series, “Beyond the Self” brings together 19 artists from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines and Thailand. “Exploring the possibilities of portraiture, [the exhibition] includes painting, photography, sculpture, drawing and media works created from the early 2000s to the present.”
– from the press release of “Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia”

August 13 – November 6, 2011
Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia
National Portrait Gallery
Canberra, Australia