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Border Cultures: A Roundtable with Srimoyee Mitra

From Border Cultures: Part Three (security, surveillance) Yto Barrada, Le Detroit – Strait Projects, Trous dans le Grillage, / Hole in the Fence, Tangier, 2003, from a Life Full of Holes: The Strait Project, 1998 – 2004

From Border Cultures: Part Three (security, surveillance) Yto Barrada, Le Detroit – Strait Projects, Trous dans le Grillage, / Hole in the Fence, Tangier, 2003, from a Life Full of Holes: The Strait Project, 1998 – 2004

Border Cultures: A Roundtable with Srimoyee Mitra
Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Tuesday 8 March 2016
2:30–4 pm

‘Art in the Museum Borderlands’

The Department of Film and Media, Cultural Studies Graduate Program, and CRC in Indigenous Arts presents Srimoyee Mitra at the Agnes Atrium on Tuesday, 8 March at 2:30 pm. Mitra is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Windsor. She has worked as the Art Writer for publications in India such as Time Out Mumbai and Art India Magazine. Mitra will discuss her award-winning three-year exhibitionBorder Cultures: Part One (homes, land), 2013, Border Cultures: Part Two (work, labour), 2014, and Border Cultures: Part Three (security, surveillance), 2015. Featuring the work of 45 national and international artists, Mitra’s exhibition sought to broaden today’s movement toward social justice and de-colonial methodologies within museums and galleries. This session will include a roundtable with graduate researchers from Cultural Studies. All are welcome, and admission is free.