About the Creators
Sumathi Ramaswamy is James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of History and International Comparative Studies, and Chair of the Department of History, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA. She has published extensively on language politics, gender studies, spatial studies and the history of cartography, visual studies and the modern history of art, and more recently, the history of philanthropy. Her most recent monograph is Gandhi in the Gallery: The Art of Disobedience (New Delhi: Roli Books, 2020). For more on her research and teaching, visit her website here.
In the field of digital humanities, she is the co-founder of Tasveerghar: A Digital Network of South Asian Popular Visual Culture and author-curator of Going Global in Mughal India.
This is her 2nd collaboration with Katie King with whom she co-curated Iconic Interruptions: Selected Works by Gigi Scaria, 2007-2015.
Katie King is a multidisciplinary documentary artist, an educator, and 2019-2020 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow. She is currently an adjunct lecturer at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media as well as Duke University’s Arts of the Moving Image program.
Often, her work focuses on themes of family, communication, and mental health and spans film, photography, audio, web, and text-based mediums. To see her most recent work, visit her website here.