Curator Talk: Sumesh Sharma

22 February 2016

Bombay-based curator Sumesh Sharma will present a talk introduced by TBG+S Studio Artist Aurélien Froment.

Monday 22 February 2016 | 6.30pm
Studio 6
Free admission, all welcome. Book your free ticket here.

Bombay-based curator Sumesh Sharma will present a talk introduced by TBG+S Studio Artist Aurélien Froment.

Sumesh Sharma (1983) is an Indian curator informed by alternate art histories, socio-economics and politics. Immigrant Culture in the Francophone, Vernacular Equalities, Movements of Black Consciousness in Culture are his areas of interest. He co-founded the Clark House Initiative, Bombay in 2010. His Masters in Research at the Universite Paul Cezanne (2008) was an Inquiry into Artist Careers, and he was part of the Gwangju Biennale Curators Course, 2010, as well as the first Independent Curators International's Curatorial Intensive in Bombay. He has been a resident at ISCP New York (2012), Kadist Art Foundation Paris (2013) and the Manifesta Online Residency (2013), Casa Masaccio Tuscany (2013), San Art - Ho Chin Minh City, Vietnam (2014), Para Site Hong Kong (2014). He is presently one of the curators of of Dak'Art 2016. He was ICI's 2014 Curatorial Fellow, in Senegal where he researched how the funding mechanisms in culture and institutional support of art institutions utilise the power structures put in place by colonial laws.