Rupal Shah | Tautology of Memory : Exhibition Opening & Panel Discussion

Date: 30 May 2012, Wednesday
Time: 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Venue: NUS Museum

Free Admission. 
To register, please email or call 6516 8817 by 28 May 2012

6.00pm: Arrival of Guests
6.30pm: Panel Discussion | Sites of Knowing: Intersections in Art and Archaeology
7.30pm onwards: Exhibition Opening and Reception

Prof. John Miksic (Department of Southeast Asia Studies, NUS)
Ms. Priya Maholay-Jaradi (PhD Candidate at South Asian Studies, NUS and co-curator of the exhibition)
Ms. Heidi Tan, (Principal Curator (Southeast Asia), Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore)
Dr. Gauri Parimoo Krishnan (Director, Indian Heritage Centre, Singapore)
Mr. Idham Bachtiar Setiadi (PhD Candidate at Southeast Asian Studies, NUS)

About Tautology of Memory
Tautology of Memory is one of the first exhibition projects in Singapore to engage with a South Asian archaeological site through the medium of video art. It takes into consideration an Indian art practitioner's evolving perspectives on the Ajanta caves in western India (2nd century BC - 6th century AD); simultaneously it also showcases the curators' evolving engagement with the artist's views and the site itself through archival records. This combination aids the exhibition to at once display an artistic and academic process; both these processes fittingly converge in the Sherd Library at the NUS Museum, a space which strikingly represents the visual, material and academic threads of Southeast Asian archaeology through the renowned archaeologist Prof. John Miksic.

Exhibition Period: 23 April - 28 December 2012

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  1. Hi, I want to interview the Artist Rupal Shah for our magazine. Any chance you can put me in touch.


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