Shahzia Sikander takes classical Indo-Persian miniature painting as her basis, but expands the genre through various forms of new media. Join Chanchal Dadlani
, Associate Professor of Art History, Wake Forest University, and Elaine Gustafson
, Curator of Collections, as they discuss the religious, cultural, and contemporary contexts of Sikander's video installation Disruption as Rapture
Image: Shahzia Sikander, Disruption as Rapture
, 2016, HD video animation with 7.1 surround sound; music by Du Yun featuring Ali Sethi; Animation by Patrick O'Rourke; commissioned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, duration: 10 minutes 7 seconds, edition of 3 with 2 APs. © Shahzia Sikander. Courtesy: the artist and Sean Kelly, New York.