Chitra Ganesh: The Unknowns

Chitra Ganesh (American, b. 1975). Selections from mixed media series The Unknowns, 2009, 40 x 80 in. each. Mixed media on canvas, including wire, satin chord, clay, glass, spray paint, sand, mirror, human and synthetic hair

Panel Discussion: "Transnationalism and Women Artists in Diaspora"

Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 2–4 p.m.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

To recognize women in the arts, and in celebration of National Women's History month, A.I.R. Gallery, the Institute for Women and Art at Rutgers, and The Feminist Art Project copresent a discussion exploring New York’s international feminist diaspora community. This panel will also explore the personal experiences of its panelists, Indian American artist Chitra Ganesh; Korean artist Kira Greene; Yulia Tikhonova, a curator specializing in Russian contemporary art; Dr. Yasmin Ramirez, a curator and art historian, currently with the Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos, Hunter College, New York; and Dr. Abena Busia, professor and chair of the Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, and a Ghana-born collector of contemporary African art. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Ferris Olin (Codirector, the Institute for Women and Art at Rutgers), Julie Lohnes (Director, A.I.R. Gallery), and commentator Kat Griefen (Director, Accola Griefen Gallery).

This panel is part of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art’s Fifth Anniversary celebration and A.I.R. Gallery's 40th Anniversary celebration, and is free with Museum admission.