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Artist Talk & Reception with Roshan Ganu | Rochester Art Center
September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Sunday, August 27 at 1:00 PM | Free
Originally from the Indian state of Goa, Minneapolis-based multimedia artist Roshan Ganu will discuss her solo exhibition ‘जत्रा (Ja-tra) : A Feeling At The Beginning Of Time. Currently a MCAD-Jerome Foundation Fellow, Ganu is the co-founder and lead artist of Aapli Zine Library and is a Foundation Studies Professor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. For the Davies Gallery at Rochester Art Center, Ganu created a multimedia, immersive installation of the liminal space that is a ‘जत्रा’ (jatra) at night. Visitors are invited to slow down, explore and contemplate to find their own personal connection and place within Ganu’s poetic narrative.
An informal tour through the immersive installation will be led by the artist at 1:00 PM, followed by a discussion between Ganu and Art Center Curator Zoe Cinel at 1:30 PM. All are welcome and light refreshments will be provided. Advance registration is encouraged.
1:00 – 1:30 PM | Join the artist in the second floor Davies gallery for an informal tour of ‘जत्रा ‘ (Jatra): A Town Fair As Old As Time.
1:30 – 2:30 PM | Take a seat in the second floor City View gallery for a conversation between artist Roshan Ganu and curator Zoe Cinel.
2:30 – 3:00 PM | Meet the artist, enjoy the galleries and refreshments.