Aga Khan Museum, Toronto
23 July 2017 – 1 Jan 2018
Curated by Swapna Tamhane
Abbas Akhavan, Brette Gabel, Derya Akay, Elizabeth Zvonar, Eshrat Erfanian, Harkeerat Mangat, Jamelie Hassan, Jaret Vadera, Khan Lee, Nadia Myre, Nep Sidhu, Nujalia Ouvianaqtuliaq, Osheen Harruthoonvan, Sameer Farooq, Shaan Syed, Sharlene Baboat, Sukaina Kubbah
Upcoming publication in Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences Journal
Volume 26 Spring/Summer 2017, University of California at Berkeley.
“The Commerce of Anonymity”
John Paul Ricco, Associate Professor of Contemporary Art, Media Theory, and Criticism, University of Toronto.
Centered around The Andrew Project (2010-13), by artist Shaan Syed, this paper is an extended theoretical meditation on the politics and ethics of the name, drawing, the portrait, anonymity, the signature, loss and its impossible commemoration.