In this 5 Questions interview, art historian and curator Kavita Singh shares her thoughts on the problems and possibilities of researching and presenting art production from specific geographies and locations.
Diana Campbell Betancourt shares her thoughts on Bangladesh’s art history being written out of the dominant narratives of South Asia on account of its once being East Pakistani.
Sabih Ahmad shares his thoughts on considering practices from the ground up and looking to lateral associations.
Karin Zitzewitz discusses significant impulses and influences on art production in South Asia, between the artists’ immediate context and practices or discourses of feminism and globalization, which have dominated since the 1980s.
Film historian and curator Ashish Rajadhyaksha discusses the need for a canon, the year 1971, cracks in the bastion of the nation(al), the belated effects of censorship, and the pluralization of globalities