This artwork titled Ancestral Histories #1 is by Saju Kunhan (b. 1983) It is one of seven works from the Home Ground series, each of which imagines a historical event connected to the artist’s ancestors. Saju Kunhan has incorporated characters into stories he has heard when he was a child by using pictures and characters… Read more »
This talk sheds light on the émigré community of the Baghdadi Jews in Bombay and interprets their built legacy in the context of Bombay’s economic, philanthropic and cosmopolitan milieu.
Among the many different communities that were displaced during colonial times were hundreds of Indian ayahs abandoned on British shores between the 18th and 20th centuries – to where they had been brought across oceans for work as nannies. While many of them were able to make their way back to the subcontinent, a lot… Read more »