Let there be new reading lists, 2019

Installation view_80 days_2019_Vantaa Art Museum_Vidha Saumya,
‘Let there be new reading lists’, wall mural at Vantaa Art Museum for the exhibition, ’80 Days’, curated by Jani Lehtonen. Photo by Timo Lahtinen.
The mural connects the canonicity/whiteness of visual art history versus its counterpart in textual art history with a vibgyor band.

Reading List
Let there be new reading lists
Of
Pawar and Dhasal
Ambedkar, Raman
Malagatti and Bagul
Kandaswamy and Gaddar
Chandrika and Bama
Pawar, Ravikumar
Devi, Kamble
Susairaj, Lahiri
Bakshi, Bedi
Shivakami, Shyamala
Dasnavi and Tripathi
Abraham, Ghosh
Chirappad, Bala
Sambhariya, Mandloi
Chauhan, Dhale
Pritam, Desai
Adiga, Roy
Giri Sehgal
Manto, Chughtai
Butalia, Premchand
Dehlvi, Guha
Virani, Bagchi
Bhave, Chattopadhyaya
Dasgupta, Dhar
Gokhle, Kolatkar
Nagarkar and Bond
Jha and Renu
Kelkar and Khan
Singh and Kutty
Chettiar-Mukherjee
Narayanan, Elwin
Bhattacharya, Anand
Chaudhuri, Gopal
Nahal, Ezekiel
Daruwala, Das
Sahgal, Kumar
Seth and Devy
Moraes, Sealy
Ramanujan, Bajwa
Rao, David
Jussawalla, Mistry
Dai, Ao
Badrinath and Kapur
should have long begun
Choose anyone
We’ll see how
The reading list must expand now
*
Helsinki
2018

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