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Artfully Frought

by Manjari Kaul
The recent incidents of racial abuse faced by some people of Indian origin in Australia have stirred up combined feelings of agitation, fear and hatred. Straining the political relationship between the two countries, these incidents have led to the casting of Australia and India in antagonistic brackets of oppressor and oppressed. In light of the hostile and tense exchanges that followed the incidents, there was a definite need for cultural intervention to straighten out the political entanglement and restore harmony. “Racism and Reconciliation,” an exhibition curated by Sahar Zaman, attempts to d... [more]
Posted by Manjari Kaul on 2/14/11