Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Chitra Ganesh

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ganesh20
Creators:
Ganesh, Chitra, 1975-
Gillespie, Benjamin, 1988-
Dates:
2020 September 1
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
(27 min.)
digital, mp4
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Chitra Ganesh conducted 2020 September 1, by Benjamin Gillespie, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project, at Ganesh's home in Brooklyn, New York.­

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Chitra Ganesh (1975 - ) is an multimedia artist in Brooklyn, New York. Ganesh examines feminine and queer representation in mythology and pop culture through media including digital collage, comics, sculpture, and murals.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Zoom (videoconferencing software)
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the audio is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the audio recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

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Repository Contact
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