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Al–An deSouza

Chair & Associate Professor
Department of Art Practice

Al–An deSouza is a California-based multi-media artist. Their photography, installation, text and performance works restage historical evidence through counter-strategies of fiction, erasure, and (mis)translation.

Their work has been exhibited extensively in the U.S. and internationally, including at the Walther Collection, Germany; Pompidou Centre, Paris; 2008 Gwangju Biennale, Korea; 3rd Guangzhou Triennale, China; ev+a Festival, Ireland; and in recent solo exhibitions at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF; the Phillips Collection, DC; SF Camerawork; Fowler Museum, LA; Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL; Talwar Gallery, NY, and Talwar Gallery, Delhi. They are the author of How Art Can Be Thought: A Handbook for Change, Duke University Press, 2018; other writings have been published in various journals, anthologies, and catalogues, including Third Text, London; Wolgan Art Monthly, South Korea, X-TRA, Los Angeles. They are represented by Talwar Gallery in New York City and New Delhi.

Prof. deSouza is a Professor in the Department of Art Practice, UC Berkeley. 

Read more about Prof. deSouza on their webpage HERE.