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.
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.