Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
cordially invites you to
an audio visual presentation
The Personal Narrative of a Feminist Discourse
on 31 March 2015, at 5.30 pm
at the Government Museum & Art Gallery
Sector 10, Chandigarh
Kindly take your seats by 5.15 pm
Phone calls and video recording not allowed
Photo credit: Mallikarjun Katakol
Rekha Rodwittiya is an artist of national significance and international repute. She is an alumnus of the M.S University Baroda with a B.F.A in painting, from the Faculty of Fine Arts in 1981. She was the first recipient of the prestigious Inlaks Fine Arts Scholarship awarded to study painting in the M.A program at the Royal College of Art in London, from 1982 to 1984. She is widely travelled as a professional and her work has been shown extensively in India and abroad. She has undertaken numerous residency projects and site-specific works, and has contributed as an artist of significance to the post independence cultural history of India.
She has been actively involved in art teaching through alternative non-institutionalised methods, as well as being a guest faculty at art colleges in the UK, France, Italy, Sweden, Australia, Japan and India; and is the founder and CEO of The Collective Studio at Baroda. She has been on various educational boards, and is involved in the planning of policies on art education and funding for the arts. She lectures on contemporary Indian art both in India and abroad, as well as writes on gender-politics, issues of identity, curatorial methods and other subjects of concern within an Indian/Global context of art practice. She is highly regarded within the space of feminist discourse and a champion of women’s empowerment and equal rights. She is an independent curator and currently maintains a blog space.