Dayanita Singh: Artist Talk

Minneapolis Institute of Art, Online

Virtual Arnold Newman Lecture on Photography & New Media: Dayanita Singh

Thursday 9 December, 2021

12pm – 1pm CST / 6pm–7pm GMT

This is a virtual event that will take place via Zoom.


Celebrated photographic artist Dayanita Singh will present an alternative history of photography in Birthing the Photobook: A Matrilineal History. In conversation with Mia’s Chair of Global Contemporary Art, Casey Riley, Singh will discuss a range of photographic books–from the 19th century botanical photographs of Anna Atkins to 20th century family albums–to reveal their impact upon the evolution of the photographic medium.


Generous support provided by the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation.


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9 Dec 2021