Curated by Kathryn Myers, Radiate: Art of the South Asian Diaspora is on view November 2–December 15, 2012 at the University of Illinois Chicago Gallery 400. The eleven artists featured in Radiate articulate a variety of different questions centering on their identities and experiences within the South Asian Diaspora. The diversity of meaning, metaphor, and material in their work defies attempts at locating any fixed geographic or cultural “essence” of identity among these artists. Rather, multiple and mutable senses of self and history are expressed through concepts and forms that weave an abundant labyrinth of associations.

We invite you to attend the opening reception of Radiate: Art of the South Asian Diaspora on the evening November 2, 5-8pm, as well as the related programming scheduled throughout the duration of the exhibition. Admission to the Gallery and related programs is free, and they also offer group tours.

– Panel discussion: Shelly Bahl, Siona Benjamin, Pradosh Mishra, and Kathryn Myers
Thursday, November 1, 6pm

– Video presentation: Regarding India, Conversations With Contemporary Artists
Friday, November 2, 12pm

– Film and Video Screening: Translations, curated by Mathew Paul Jinks and Megha Ralapati
Wednesday, November 28, 7pm

Full details can be found on our website at

For more information on the exhibition, visiting the gallery, or a possible tour, please call 312-996-6114 or e-mail

Gallery 400
UIC College of Architecture & he Arts
400 South Peoria Street
Chicago, IL 0607

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