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#Unstitched Toronto Launch Aug 19, 2015

#Unstitched Toronto Launch Aug 19, 2015

Come celebrate the Launch of #Unstitched / The Sari Project Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7-9:30pm Artscape Youngplace, Rm 107, 180 Shaw St, Toronto  1 sari. 108 people. We invite you to the launch of #Unstitched: an international, collaborative, performance art project and the co-launchof Unstitched Thoughts – a series of conversations on the idea of Sari ...

Cover Art for “Unsettling India”

Cover Art for “Unsettling India”

Back almost a year ago, I was approached by Duke University Press to license an image of my artwork Anamika Sengupta (Ann) to them for the cover of a forthcoming title “Unsettling India: Affect, Temporality, Transnationality” by Purnima Mankekar who is a Professor of Gender Studies and Asian American Studies at UCLA.. I was thrilled as ...

Funding for Unstitched!

Funding for Unstitched!

I am thrilled to announce that I have been awarded a $5000 grant from the Toronto Arts Council for my international performative art project Unstitched: The Sari Project. This money will cover project expenses, including the journey of a single 6-yard sari around the world. Stay tuned for more details as Unstitched begins this winter ...

Press, Press and More Press!

Press, Press and More Press!

Over the month of August and into early September, my project entitled “Upping the Aunty” has received a wave of positive press. NPR, NBC, Midday, The Times of India, The Hindu and others have written about the project and shared photographs from the aunty street style tumblr. Countless others have shared the project through Twitter, ...

#30daychallenge

#30daychallenge

Several months ago, I realized that I had lost touch with the most important tool a visual artist can have: a sketchbook. Somewhere along the way, my attention shifted from the simple pleasure of marks on paper to a more involved project of “producing” paintings. I became focused on the end product, not the process. ...

Upping the Aunty

Upping the Aunty

#uppingtheaunty. I’m here in Mumbai, India upping the ante on street style. As part of my one-month artist residency in Mumbai, I am documenting “aunties” with swag. Mostly this consists of “aunty-spotting” and then explaining in my broken Hindi that I like how they put themselves together and want to document and celebrate this through ...