Talks and Events
Thu 22 Oct 2020

Curators Talk: Mark Sealy and Karen McQuaid on Sunil Gupta (online)

18.30 BST (on Zoom)

Hear the exhibition curators of Sunil Gupta: From Here to Eternity. A Retrospective in this hour long talk

This online event features Karen McQuaid (The Photographers’ Gallery) and Mark Sealy (Autograph), curators of the current retrospective of artist Sunil Gupta. Gupta has been using photography as a critical practice since the 1970s. Subversive, impulsive, personal and political, his socially engaged projects have focused on issues such as family, race, migration, and the complexities and taboos of sexuality and homosexual life. He has been instrumental in raising awareness around the political realities concerning the fight for international gay rights.

Together in this hour long discussion, they will give insight into the exhibition, the artist’s work more broadly, and his ongoing influence on generations of photographic activists and LGBTQ+ rights campaigners. 

Details on how to access the talk will be confirmed upon registration. Please check your junk folders if you haven't received an email from TPG staff confirming your place. 

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Biography

Mark Sealy is Director of Autograph ABP, an independent photography organisation which champions work investigating issues around cultural identity, race, representation and human rights. He completed a PhD at Durham University, where his research focused on photography and cultural violence. He has curated several major exhibitions, and his publications include Different (Phaidon 2001) with Professor Stuart Hall and most recently Decolonising the Camera: Photography in Racial Times (Lawrence & Wishart 2019).

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