In this Sydney Asian Art Series lecture, Yu-Chih Lai discusses the mechanical reproduction of images in 1880s Shanghai.
To mark the launch of the Gordon Bennett: Selected Writings, four speakers read selections from Bennett archive, and responded to his words in the context of their own practice and scholarship.
The “Image complex” lecture series proposes that the history of power in the United States can be told as a history of visual infrastructures: institutions and practices that govern how we perceive, and what we can do. Lisa Lowe considers the “image complex” of contemporary migration. Whether viewed as foreign … READ MORE
In this video, Rahaab Allana, curator and publisher at the Alkazi Foundation for the Arts in New Delhi, discusses photographic archives and the emergence of new lens-based practices in South Asia.
Nancy Um explores the journeys of bottles and flasks, as they circulated the Indian Ocean around 1800. Part of the 2018 Sydney Asian Art Series.