Allan deSouza

Allan deSouza’s art practice encompasses photography, installation, text, performance and pedagogy. His works have been shown at SF Camerawork; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF; the Phillips Collection, Washington, DC; the International Center for Photography, NY; Pompidou Centre, Paris; Gwangju Biennale, Korea; Guangzhou Triennale, China and numerous other national and international venues. He is at work on a book, How Art Can Be Thought, an examination of art pedagogy and a lexicon of terms used within the critique process. His writings have been published in various journals, anthologies, and catalogues, including Third Text, London and Shifter Journal, NY. deSouza was an editor of X-Tra Contemporary Art Quarterly from 2001-2005, and contributed reviews and essays, as well as a regular travel column. He was the Chair of the multi-disciplinary New Genres department at the San Francisco Art Institute, and is now Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art Practice at UC Berkeley. He is represented by Talwar Gallery, New Delhi and NY.