FROM GODDESS TO PIN-UP:
ICONS OF FEMININITY IN INDIAN CALENDAR ART
This exhibition presents a sociologist’s-eye view of a rather neglected genre of Indian culture, ‘calendar art’, focusing in particular on the representation of women.
Curated by Patricia Uberoi and Pooja Sood
SECULAR PRACTICE: RECENT ART FROM INDIA:
By adopting popular characters in an ironic way, the artist addresses
preoccupations and difficulties women encounter in India today.
Moving Ideas is funded by Ville de Montreal; Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec;
the Canada Council for the Arts and participating galleries.
Other projects include additional exhibitions as part of Secular Practice: Recent Art from India (at the Contemporary Art Gallery, the Charles H. Scott Gallery and the Vancouver Art Gallery); Dust on the Road: Canadian Artists in Dialogue with SAHMAT at the Roundhouse; a Film Program at Pacific Cinematheque, and a Performance by Chapal Bhaduri at the Roundhouse (February 16).
– Saturday, February 16, at 6:30 pm: A community-wide opening reception at the Roundhouse Community Centre.
– Sunday, February 17, 2 pm at PHG: Opening reception & talk by exhibition curator Peter White.