Published July/Aug 2018 issue of ArtAsiaPacific. To read the full article, visit the magazine's Digital Library.
“As an activist and curator, Abichandani has been an architect of discussions around intersectional rights and visibility for over two decades. Along with running SAWCC, from 2003 to 2006 she was founding director of public events and projects at the Queens Museum. There, she co-curated the 2005 group exhibition “Fatal Love: South Asian American Art Now,” the first to represent the plurality of South Asian voices in America, in order to, as she wrote in the catalog, ‘[reconnect] aesthetics and artistic traditions that were historically entangled until the violent rupture of the Partition, instead of isolating and losing them once again’.”