Asian Columbia Alumni Associationorganizes Panel discussion titled Art and Identity: Navigating the Spaces In Between — The Indian Panorama
New York (TIP) : Columbia alumni and students for a celebratory evening at the annual Asian Columbia Alumni Association (ACAA) Welcome Back Reception organized a panel discussion titled Art and Identity: Navigating the Spaces In Between. The event was moderated by Mumbai-based Playwright/Director Isheeta Ganguly. The panel included the founder and CEO of Saarey Music, Faraan Ifran, Aroon Shivdasani, Founder and retired Executive and Artistic Director of the Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC); and Tim McHenry, Deputy Executive Director, and chief Programmatic Officer at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City.
During an hour-and-a-half-long interactive panel discussion, the participants had an engaging conversation, emphasizing how artists, as “social doctors” draw inspiration from their individual and collective identities to create music, visual art, cinema, or novels that reflect their own histories and stories.