Join us for an engaging webinar with RINA BANERJEE in conversation with ROMITA RAY & RAKHI SARKAR.
RINA BANERJEE (Internationally-acclaimed artist)
Rina grew up in the UK and USA. She completed a Masters in Fine Arts from Yale University and then spent several years teaching art at Bucknell University, Bennington College and Penn State University. Banerjee’s work has been exhibited internationally, including but not limited to New York, Paris, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles, New Delhi, Milan and Singapore. She has featured in 13 biennials across the globe and her current gallery representations include Galerie Nathalie Obadia, OTA Fine Arts, Hosfelt Gallery and LA Louver Gallery.
ROMITA RAY (Associate Professor of Art History, Syracuse University)
Romita Ray is the author of Under the Banyan Tree: Relocating the Picturesque in British India (2013) and The Eternal Masquerade: Prints and Paintings by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1890-1978) from the Jacob Burns Foundation (2006). She is currently working on a book manuscript about the visual cultures of tea in India. Together with Dr. Jos Hackforth-Jones (formerly, director of Sotheby’s Institute of Art), she is editing a multi-volume project for Routledge on art, architecture, material culture, and early cinema in the British empire.
RAKHI SARKAR (Director, Centre for International Modern Art, CIMA)
Rakhi Sarkar set up CIMA in 1993 in Kolkata. An alumnus of Presidency College, Sarkar has curated and organised more than 120 seminal art exhibitions, both national and international. She has represented several government national committees such the Film Censor Board, the Governing Body of ICCR and the National Gallery of Modern Art. She has served as Founder Managing Trustee of Kolkata Museum of Modern Art and Chairperson of the Art Council of FICCI.