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CONTEXT 2 CONTENT (Im)Material Girls of Epic & Contemporary South Asia

October 13, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 9:30 pm

Experience over 4,000 years of non-binary and queer representation throughout epic & contemporary South Asian art & culture via traditional Hindu and modern Bharatanatyam dance, Indian drag performance, music, cuisine, participatory art-making, and a panel discussion, as envisioned by South Asian American interdisciplinary artist, Anu Annam.

Featured luminaries of South Asian contemporary arts: Jaishri Abichandani (C2C Curatorial Advisor, master sculptor/curator), Puneeta Mittal (live master ceramic sculptor and educator), Sonali Skandan (Indian dancer), Mohan Kulasingam (Indian dancer and Sundari, The Indian Goddess (drag artist, panel discussion moderator).

This is a reservation-only event that is FREE* with an option to donate to the project. This event will be held in the LIM Carriage Museum.

*Please Note: For those interested in participating in art making at the event, there will be a $25 materials fee. Please email anuannam@gmail.com to make arrangements for this add-on activity with the Subject Line: “ C2C Your Name“

PROUDLY co-sponsored by: Stony Brook Medicine. 

Delicious South Asian Food Sponsors: Curry Club At SaGhar and Inde Spice.

Funded by New York State Council on the Arts with Patchogue Arts Council•Museum of Contemporary Art as Fiscal Sponsor for Anu Annam, Recipient of the 2023 Interdisciplinary Artist Award.