AGM 2022 – Artist Talk with Sunil Gupta

24 February 2022

It’s our 25th year! And we’re kicking things off with a very special AGM. We’re so pleased to present Sunil Gupta — PRACTICE: Photography, Politics, Queer, Black, Curating, Community, Activism. Sunil will be taking us through some of the motivations and aesthetic choices behind his practice, and speak to the many significant moments throughout his notable career. Please join us Thursday 24 February 2022 at 12pm for this anticipated artist talk and AGM. You will also get the chance to meet staff, board members and learn more about what we are planning for 2022. Every year the board is elected at the Annual General Meeting, which is open to all SAVAC members.

Board members are responsible for the operation of SAVAC in accordance with our constitution, mandate and established policies. In most cases, the board will be assisted in these responsibilities by staff. No prior board experience necessary. Some volunteer experience with SAVAC is beneficial, but not required. All interested candidates must complete the SAVAC Board Nomination Form. They must be nominated and seconded by members in good standing. Interested candidates must submit their completed nomination form by Monday 21 February 2022.

Elections will occur at the Annual General Meeting, candidates must attend the AGM. Please be prepared to introduce yourself to the AGM attendees, and to describe the ways in which you would be a good candidate for the SAVAC Board. Please submit the nomination form to with the subject line: Board Member Application.

Sunil Gupta is a British/Canadian citizen, (b. New Delhi 1953) MA (RCA) PhD (Westminster) lives in London and has been involved with independent photography as a critical practice for many years focusing on race, migration and queer issues. A retrospective was shown at The Photographers’ Gallery, London (2020/21) and has moved to Ryerson Image Center, Toronto. He is a Professorial Fellow at UCA, Farnham. His latest book is “London 1982” Stanley Barker 2021 and his current exhibitions include; “Every Moment Counts: AIDS and its Feelings” the Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Norway. His work is in many private and public collections including; Tokyo Museum of Photography, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Royal Ontario Museum, Tate and the Museum of Modern Art. His work is represented by Hales Gallery (New York, London), Stephen Bulger Gallery (Toronto) and Vadehra Art Gallery (New Delhi).

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