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VIDYA SHAH Comes to the Hammer Museum

When: November 9 2012, 06:00pm

Location: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Vidya Shah is a composer, musician, and writer from New Delhi, India. Initially trained in Carnatic music, she later received guidance in the North Indian genres of Khayal, Thumri Dadra and Ghazal. Shah is a recipient of the Charles Wallace Award and a senior fellowship from the government of India for her project “Women on Record,” a performance highlighting the contributions of the forgotten women performers in the gramophone era. David Trasoff (sarode) and Vivek Virani (tabla) provide accompaniment.

SYMPOSIUM: STRANGERS IN A STRANGE LAND: ART, AESTHETICS AND DISPLACEMENT
This two-day symposium, organized by UCLA faculty, Saloni Mathur and Aamir Mufti, is held in conjunction with the exhibition Zarina: Paper Like Skin, curated by Allegra Pesenti of the Hammer’s Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts. It brings together world-renowned scholars in the humanities to consider questions of dispossession, displacement, and the exilic imagination in modern art and aesthetic thinking.

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