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Visiting Artist Lecture – Sunil Gupta

November 10, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Free
Flyer describing the event details on the right side, and on the left is a photograph of one of Gupta's photographs

The Department of Photography + Film is pleased to present visiting artist Sunil Gupta.

Sunil Gupta is a photographer, artist, educator and curator based in London, who has been involved with independent photography as a critical practice for many years focusing on race, migration and queer issues. Sunil’s work can be seen here.

The visiting artist lecture will be held on Wednesday, November 10th at 12pm EST via Zoom – https://vcu.zoom.us/j/94991433386

This event is open to everyone! Please join us!

 

Artist Bio:

Sunil Gupta is a photographer, artist, educator and curator who completed a doctoral program at the University of Westminster in 2018. Educated at the Royal College of Art, Gupta has been involved with independent photography as a critical practice for many years focusing on race, migration and queer issues. His work has been shown internationally in solo and group exhibitions including “Paris, Bombay, Delhi…” at the Pompidou Centre, Paris, 2011, and “Masculinities” at Barbican, London, 2020. Recent retrospectives of Gupta’s work include The Photographers’ Gallery, London, 2020, and Ryerson Image Center, Toronto, 2021. Gupta is a Professorial Fellow at UCA, Farnham, and Visiting Tutor at the Royal College of Art, London, and was the Lead Curator for the Houston Fotofest in 2018. Gupta’s work is held in private and public collections including, George Eastman House (Rochester, USA); Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (Japan); Philadelphia Museum of Art (USA); Royal Ontario Museum (Canada); Tate (London, UK); Harvard University (Cambridge, USA); and the Museum of Modern Art (New York, USA).