[PI] India Song by Karen Knorr

The Witness, Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

Karen Knorr’s past work from the 1980’s onwards took as its theme the ideas of power that underlie cultural heritage, playfully challenging the underlying assumptions of fine art collections in academies and museums in Europe through photography and video. Since 2008 her work has taken a new turn and focused its gaze on the upper caste culture of the Rajput in India and its relationship to the “other” through the use of photography, video and performance.

Bhakti, Path of Sants, Shiva Temple, Hampi

Flight to Freedom, Juna Mahal, Dungarpur

The Queen's Room, Zenana, Udaipur

The Gatekeeper, Samode Palace, Samode

The Conqueror of the World, Podar Haveli, Nawalgarh

The Maharaja's Apartment, Udaipur City Palace, Udaipur

The Survivors, Deogarh Palace, Deogarh

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