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On Being Gandhi: The Art of Politics of Seeing

October 10, 2017 - October 19, 2017

One of India’s top 15 rising artists, photographer Shivaraju B.S. (a.k.a. Cop Shiva) focuses on portraits of people living on the fringes, yet who embody the zeitgeist of contemporary India. The idea of masquerade in particular interests him. The exhibition features photographs of Bagadehalli Basvaraju, a village schoolteacher who routinely impersonates Mahatma Gandhi. Learn More


October 10, 2017
October 19, 2017


Franklin Gallery
1356 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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