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.
In this video, Jolene Rickard discusses the concept of Indigenous visual sovereignty, a mode of power that emerges from the long history of Hodinöhsö:ni ideas and visual practices.
In this first lecture in the 2020 Sydney Asian Art Series, Lisa Claypool discusses the “technological sublime” at work in the 1960s ink paintings of Chinese painter Fu Baoshi, and their profound eco-critical implications.
What did it mean for art to be “modern”, before the period we regard as Modernity today? Watch Robert Brennan (University of Sydney) and Francesca Borgo (University of St Andrews) discuss Brennan’s new book, Painting as a Modern Art in Early Renaissance Italy (Harvey Miller, 2019).
In the Spring of 1938, an Indian dancer, Ram Gopal, posed in a variety of fantastical costumes for the American photographer, Carl Van Vechten, in New York City.