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The Naomi Rosenblum ICP Talks Photographer Lecture Series Presents: Sunil Gupta with Gayatri Gopinath

Photographer Sunil Gupta joins Gayatri Gopinath, scholar and Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at New York University, for a conversation exploring Gupta's four-decade long career dedicated to exploring the global marginalization of queer identity and race through his projects.

This program is being offered both in person at ICP, located on NYC's Lower East Side, and online. Tickets to attend the conversation in person are $5 and do not include access to ICP's galleries. Online tickets are available for free.

About the Series

The Naomi Rosenblum ICP Talks Photographer Lecture Series presents one-hour live events featuring scholars and curators in conversation with renowned photographers who champion social change through photography, employ exciting alternative and emerging practices, or ask critical questions about the form. This year's Fall Season includes Shala Miller with Ebony L. Haynes (9/12/23), Cara Romero (10/11/2023), Sunil Gupta with Gayatri Gopinath (10/17/2023) and Muriel Hasbun with Susan Meiselas (11/28/2023).

Recent participants in ICP Talks include Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Elliott Jerome Brown Jr., Clifford Prince King, Marvin Heiferman, Joshua Rashaad McFadden, Catherine Opie, Farah Al Qasimi, Guadalupe Rosales, Pacifico Silano, Dayanita Singh, and Jeff Wall.

Current ICP students and faculty of the One-Year Certificate programs are automatically enrolled and invited to attend all lectures.

The 2023-2024 Naomi Rosenblum ICP Talks Photographer Lecture Series is made possible through generous support from the Rosenblum Family.

Sunil Gupta is a British/Canadian citizen, (b. New Delhi 1953) MA (RCA) PhD (Westminster) who lives in London and has been involved with independent photography as a critical practice for many years focusing on race, migration and queer issues. A retrospective was shown at The Photographers' Gallery, London (2020/21) and The Image Center, Toronto. He is a Professorial Fellow at UCA, Farnham. His latest book is We Were Here: Sexuality, Photography, and Cultural Difference, Selected Writings by Sunil Gupta, Aperture New York 2022. His work is in many private and public collections including the Tokyo Museum of Photography, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Royal Ontario Museum, Tate, Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. His work is represented by Hales Gallery (New York, London), Materià Gallery (Rome), Stephen Bulger Gallery (Toronto) and Vadehra Art Gallery (New Delhi).

Gayatri Gopinath is Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, and the Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at New York University. She works at the intersection of transnational feminist and queer studies, postcolonial studies, and diaspora studies, and is the author of two monographs: Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures (Duke University Press, 2005), and Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora (Duke University Press, 2018). She has published numerous essays on gender, sexuality, and queer diasporic visual art and culture in anthologies and journals such as Journal of Middle East Women's Studies, GLQ, and Social Text, as well as in art publications such as PIX: A Journal of Contemporary Indian Photography, Tribe: Photography and New Media from the Arab World, and ArtReview Asia. She is also the Principal Investigator of the Intersectional Feminist/Queer Studies Collective at NYU, an initiative funded by the Mellon Foundation, and the recipient of the 2023 NYU Dorothy Irene Height Faculty Award.

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