In this episode, Tausif speaks of the sounds of crossing bamboo poles, the urban resonance between Philadelphia and Dhaka, Bangladesh, and the complications and frustrations of national identities.
GUEST | Tausif Noor
Tausif Noor is a critic and art writer currently working on his PhD in History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the former Spiegel-Wilks Curatorial Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania and a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he studied art history; and Goldsmiths, University of London, where he received his MA in Art and Politics. From 2014-15, he was a Fulbright Scholar in India, and has held internships at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Imperial War Museum in London, and the not-for-profit agency Culture+Conflict, based in the UK. His writing has appeared in exhibition catalogues for the India Habitat Center and Karma Gallery in New York and in venues such as Artforum, frieze, and ArtAsiaPacific, among others.
HOST | Angel Gutierrez
Tausif Noor and Shwarga Bhattacharjee installing Shwarga Bhattacharjee: Excavation Paths at Twelve Gates Arts, Philadelphia, January 2019