Modern and Contemporary Forum | Sita Bhaumik
Modern and Contemporary Forum
Artist Talk: Sita Bhaumik
Wednesday, March 2
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Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik is an artist, writer and co-founder of People’s Kitchen Collective based in Oakland, California, occupied Ohlone land. Her work has been called a “joyous political critique.” As an artist, Sita has built and destroyed a border wall made of piñatas and patterned the walls of a castle conservatory with curry powder. She has worked nationally and internationally using craft, photography, and food to tell the stories of migration and displacement. Sita’s first book, forthcoming from Kaya Press, is about the relationships that inspire and shape our creativity. See more of her work at sitabhaumik.com and peopleskitchencollective.com.
Supported by Yale Department of the History of Art, Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration, and The Dean’s Fund for Research Workshops, Seminars and Colloquia.
Programmed in collaboration with Nathalie Miraval.