Divya Mehra: Quit, India.

Divya Mehra: Quit, India.
Author: Derek Dunlop, Jessica Antony (Eds.)
Publisher: Artspeak & Platform
Language: English
Pages: 80
Size: 13.5 x 21 cm
Weight: 240 g
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780969767589
Price: €32.00
Product Description

Quit, India. (2013) Published in collaboration with Artspeak in Vancouver, Quit, India., documents and elaborates upon Divya Mehra’s two recent solo exhibitions at Canadian Artist Run Centres: Turf War presented at PLATFORM in 2010 and The Party is Over, presented at Artspeak (Vancouver) in 2011. It includes essays by: Amy Fung, Natasha Bissonauth, and Kendra Place. Special support for this project was provided by The Winnipeg Foundation.

“…Through the appropriation of pop culture references, [Mehra} tackles larger socio-political concerns and issues of class, race, and gender, making their persistent complications and disappointments fair game. She tellingly frustrates her audience. . . to expose the anxieties of the South Asian diaspora. . . By integrating humor to reveal hypocrisy, Mehra’s work reminds those paying attention that this isn’t an equal world, and losing this belief, this privilege, is at the heart of her work.” — Excerpt from foreword by Kim Nguyen, and J.J. Kegan McFadden

Writers: J.J. Kegan McFadden, Kim Nguyen, Amy Fung, Natasha Bissonauth, Kendra Place
Editors: Derek Dunlop, Jessica Antony
Design: Lauren Wickware
Edition 0f 200
Cover: Cloth
Features: Gold foil on brown cloth covers and spine