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In conversation: Kirthana Selvaraj and Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran

June 21, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Join Archibald Prize 2023 finalist Kirthana Selvaraj in conversation with artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, the subject of Selvaraj’s Archibald portrait. They will discuss their artist–sitter relationship, how Selvaraj’s painting was created, and the cultural significance of a South Asian artist painting a South Asian subject.

This talk is part of a special series of Art After Hours co-produced with Kirthana Selvaraj for the Archibald Prize 2023.

Kirthana Selvaraj is a queer, South Asian figurative artist working on the unceded Gadigal land of the Eora Nation (Sydney, Australia).

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran is a Sri-Lankan born contemporary artist.


Art Gallery of New South Wales
South Building, Ground level, Art Gallery Rd
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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