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SACRAMENTO–Panel Discussion with Rajkamal Kahlon

October 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm


SACRAMENTO–Join Sacramento State for a panel discussion with artist Rajkamal Kahlon on Wednesday, October 6 from noon-2PM. Sites of Aesthetic Resistance will feature a lively conversation exploring intersections of art, race, gender, immigration and politics with the artist, contemporary art curator and UC Davis Asian Studies professor Susette Min, sociologist and globalization scholar Heidy Sarabia, and Ethnic Studies professor Maria Vargas. The discussion is moderated by Art Historian Elaine O’Brien. The event will have limited in-person attendance and advance reservations are encouraged at The event will also be streamed on YouTube Live. Visit the gallery website for more information. All events at the University Library Gallery are free and open to the public. This program is organized in collaboration with the Center on Race, Immigration, and Social Justice (CRISJ) at Sacramento State. Exhibition September 7 – December 17, 2021 Exhibition Reception  Thursday, September 23, 5 – 8 p.m.  Artist Talk  Wednesday, October 6, 12– 2 p.m.  Event Location: California State University, Sacramento Library Gallery 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819

About the exhibit: Rajkamal Kahlon is a South Asian American artist, originally from Northern California and now based in Berlin, Germany. Working with archival materials sourced from books, military reports, and photographs, her interdisciplinary practice transforms colonial narratives through painting. Her work “talks back” to these archival documents and “points us towards spaces of potentiality and freedom.”
The exhibition features a twenty-year survey of the artist’s work and is on view at the University Library Gallery at Sacramento State and the Sutter Theater Center for the Arts, Yuba Sutter Arts & Culture in Yuba City.

This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.  


October 6, 2021
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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CSU Sacramento
Library Gallery, 6000 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95819 United States
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