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Asia Society Texas Center

FotoFest 2018 Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion

Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018 – Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018

12:00 PM – 03:30 PM
US/Central

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Anoop Ray (Delhi, India), Untitled, October 2011. From the series Friends and Their Friends, 2010-2015, Courtesy of the artist

In a new partnership with FotoFest, Asia Society Texas Center will feature a portion of the central exhibition for the 2018 biennial, India/Contemporary Photographic and New Media Art. Join us for an opening reception with light bites and sparkling wine, followed by a panel with the biennial’s curators Sunil Gupta and Steven Evans and featured artists.

Schedule

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Opening reception with light bites and sparkling wine
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm | Panel discussion with curators Sunil Gupta and Steven Evans and featured artists

About the FotoFest 2018 Biennial

The FotoFest 2018 Biennial will focus on contemporary photography and new media art from India and the global Indian diaspora. Lead Curator Sunil Gupta is organizing the INDIA: Contemporary Photographic and New Media Art exhibition program with Steven Evans, FotoFest Executive Director. The exhibition is presented at three adjacent spaces in Houston’s Washington Avenue Arts District, and in a new collaboration, in the Louisa Sarofim Gallery at the Asia Society Texas Center in the Houston Museum District.

Exhibitions at Asia Society Texas Center are presented by Wells Fargo. Major support comes from Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, Nancy C. Allen, Leslie and Brad Bucher, the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance and the Anchorage Foundation. Generous funding also provided by The Clayton Fund, Kathy and Glen Gondo, Ann Wales, and through contributions from the Friends of Asia Society, a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional exhibitions and programming to Asia Society Texas Center. 

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • Free Hours: Admission to the building and Grand Hall exhibition is free. Admission to the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery is free for Asia Society members; $8 for nonmembers.

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking in Asia Society Texas Center's lot is $5 for 1-24 hours. Entrances on Caroline and Austin. Limited free and paid street parking also available.

Special Offers / Dining

An India-Inspired Café
Enjoy breakfast and lunch at Pondi! Pondicheri's museum café is open for extended lunch hours Tuesday through Sunday with a vibrant and innovative menu featuring everything from butter chicken to saffron shrimp salad and roti wraps.
Hours
Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
https://asiasociety.org/texas/pondi-asia-society

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