Loss, Longing, Belonging: Shahzia Sikander’s Khorfakkan Series
6 – 7:30PM
On the occasion of the opening of her exhibition, renowned Pakistani-American artist Shahzia Sikander is in conversation with Professor Gayatri Gopinath. Sikander’s photographs, initially taken in 2012, depict the ruin and desolation of a South Asian movie theater and its sole caretaker in Khorfakkan, Sharjah, and speak poignantly to the questions of home, displacement, belonging, and unbelonging that touch the lives of many South Asian migrants in the UAE.
Shahzia Sikander, Visual Artist
In conversation with
Gayatri Gopinath, Professor, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis and Director, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, NYU