On Saturday, March 26, Harvard Dharma and the Harvard India Student Group hosted a Holi celebration with over 200 students.
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On March 24, SAI hosted a panel discussion in collaboration with the “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
On March 15, SAI hosted a meeting of the Boston Water Group. The discussion focused on the Delhi water crisis and how similar infrastructure vulnerabilities exist across many cities, including Boston.
At the recent meeting of the Harvard Alumni Group of Nepal, Bhojraj Pokharel, the former Chief Election Commissioner of Nepal, discussed lessons from Myanmar’s democratic evolution.
“I’m interested in this idea of the victim and crisis, and how it can be represented in art,” says Paribartana Mohanty, SAI’s Visiting Artist.
As part of the Livelihood Creation Project, the SAI team recently visited organizations in Delhi, where the craft sector has been influenced by the different dynasties that have ruled the city.
The members will support SAI’s Arts Program, which connects South Asia’s curators, museum administrators, artists, and art educators with Harvard faculty and students to advance understanding and appreciation of South Asian art.
“Historic preservation in India must evolve from its emphasis on the heritage monument as a static object to one more inclusively integrating local communities,” writes GSD students Jane Philbrick and Maria Letizia Garzoli, who explored Agra in the GSD studio ‘Extreme Urbanism III: Planning for Conservation.’
Austin and Patrick spent part of their winter session in Nepal, conducting research on their project ‘Nepal Earthquake Relief Effort Data Usage Narrative.’
SAI will welcome two artists to Harvard during the spring semester.