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Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada


Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada can be seen at the University of Toronto Art Centre from February 2, 2019 to March 23, 2019.

Co-curated by Catherine Crowston and Jonathan Shaughnessy (Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada), the exhibition, Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada, brings together the work of 20 contemporary artists from India and artists of Indian heritage living in Canada.

Through their work, these artists address issues of shifting histories and borders; relationships to the land, as well as the complex themes of migration, immigration and diaspora.

Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada is organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta and the National Gallery of Canada as part of the NGC@AGA exhibition series, curated by Catherine Crowston and Jonathan Shaughnessy.  Presented with the assistance of Chemould Prescott Road (Mumbai), Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke (Mumbai) and Nature Morte (New Delhi). Supported by Artist Patrons: Radhe & Krishna Gupta, Maggie & John Mitchell, The Mehra Family, and Sunil & Anita Bhatara.. 

Perspectives croisées : de l’Inde au Canada est organisée par l’Art Gallery of Alberta et le Musée des beaux-arts du Canada dans le cadre de la série NGC@AGA, sous le commissariat de Catherine Crowston et Jonathan Shaughnessy. Présentée avec la collaboration des Chemould Prescott Road (Mumbai), galeries Mirchandani + Steinruecke (Mumbai) et Nature Morte (New Delhi). Avec l’appui des mécènes Radhe & Krishna Gupta, Maggie et John Mitchell, The Mehra Family, et Sunil & Anita Bhatara.. 




Jonathan Shaughnessy is Associate Curator, Contemporary Art, at the National Gallery of Canada where his exhibitions include the 2017 Canadian Biennial, “Human Scale” (2016), “100 Years Today” in Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014 (2014-15) and Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012. He organized Louise Bourgeois: 1911-2010, the Gallery’s homage to the late sculptor that was on view in Ottawa before traveling to the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, and MOCCA, Toronto (2011-13).

Artist patrons
  • Radhe & Krishna Gupta
  • Maggie & John Mitchell
  • The Mehra Family
  • Sunil & Anita Bhatara


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