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Artist shares family’s struggle against colonialism in ‘Here the Earth Grows Gold’ at the Brooklyn Museum

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Dec. 12, 2023 By Ximena Del Cerro Multimedia artist Suneil Sanzgiri has a message to share from a very personal perspective — colonialism isn’t over, and it’s happening all over the world – just like it happened to his family back in the 60s in Gao, India. His latest body of work, “Here The Earth Grows Gold,” exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, touches on anti-colonialism, nationalism, and the identities that are created from displacement.  Sanzgiri’s work is a testament to his family’s legacy of resistance in Goa, an area that was under Portuguese occupation for over 450 years until its…
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