Creative Confluence: South Asian Community Reflections, Connections, and Dialogue | Opening Reception & Meet the Artists
Wednesday, September 14 • 7:30-9pm | Ongoing through December 17
@ Towson University Asian Arts & Culture Center
Celebrate the opening of Creative Confluence with a reception and introduction to the exhibition by guest curator, Nikita Yogaraj. Meet and chat with the artists.
Featured artists: Riya Ashby, Shirey Baig, Aishwariya Chandrasekar, Shanthi Chandrasekar, Pothik Chatterjee, Ameena Fareeda, Farida Hughes, Sughra Hussainy, Sagar Kamath, Sitarah Kassam, Priyanka Kumari, Anila Kumari, Alif Laila, Prachy Mahbub, Sushmita Mazumdar, Neha Misra, Adrianna Morgan, Nadia Nazar, Kanika Sircar, Jasmin Smith, Asma Waheed, and Nikita Yogaraj.
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Top images: (Left) Partition by Pothik Chatterjee, (Right) The Melody of the Flute by Sushmita Mazumdar.
EXHIBITION – Creative Confluence: South Asian Community Reflections, Connections, and Dialogue
September 14 – December 17 (closed November 23-27)
Asian Arts Gallery, Center for the Arts, Towson University
Explore the rich array of creativity, cultures, and traditions expressed through the works of twenty-two South Asian artists from across the Greater Baltimore and Washington, DC area. Discover the intersecting and distinct experiences of these artists—with cultural roots in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Barbados, India, Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania and Trinidad—who share their perspectives on lineage, self-identity, ideas of homeland, spiritual traditions, sensory experience, and connections to the natural world.
This exhibition is part of AA&CC’s celebration of creativity and diversity in the DMV’s South Asian communities curated by a team of local South Asian artists and leaders including Samia Mahbub Ahmad, Nadia Amdad, Ryan Artes, Shanthi Chandrasekar, Nilimma Devi, Ameena Fareeda, Harjant Gill, Farida Hughes, Anila Kumari, Shyama Kuver, Alif Laila, Neha Misra, Adrianna Morgan, Pratisha Pradhan, Rachana Saurabh, Priya Sekar, Manoj Singh, Jasmine Smith, Shobha Subramanian, Nimi Trehan, and Nikita Yogaraj.