A Conversation with Vivan Sundaram at Columbia University

Vivan Sundaram, Terraoptics 650 (Installation View). Photography Gireesh G.V.


Vivan Sundaram, Terraoptics 650 (Installation View). Photography Gireesh G.V.

As part of the South Asia Institute’s 2016-17 Colloquium Series, Vivan Sundaram will present recent installations in a conversation with Andreas Huyssens, Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature.

Sundaram will talk about Memorial, 1993-2014 about death and strife post demolition of the Babri Mosque, History Project, 1998 a site-specific installation in the Durbar Hall of the Victoria Memorial, Calcutta which deals with the formation modern Bengal, and Meanings of Failed Action: Insurrection 1946, 2017 with Ashish Rajadhyaksha, 40 minute sound work exhibited with historical ephemera presented in a mobile sculptural object which doubles as a theater.

This event is open and free to the public.

Wednesday, May 10, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
A Conversation with Vivan Sundaram and Andreas Huyssens, Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature
2016-17 Colloquium Series
South Asia Institute, Columbia University
Knox Hall, Room 208
606 West 122nd Street, between Broadway and Claremont
New York, NY