BFA, MA, PhD University of British Columbia
Dr Wyma teaches courses on contemporary global, modern and South Asian art history. Her research focuses on post 1945 Indian art, with a special interest in post colonialism and the impact of intercultural exchange in an increasing globalized art world. Before joining HKU, she taught at various institutions in Vancouver, Canada: The University of British Columbia, The University of the Fraser Valley and Emily Carr University.
post colonialism and the impact of intercultural exchange in the globalized art world
Kathleen L Wyma, “Atul Bhalla: Contemporary Landscape and the Depths of the Historical Field,” Photo Reader (New Delhi: India Habitat Centre, forthcoming).
Kathleen L Wyma, “Constructing the Eco-dimensions of Intangible Heritage,” Arunkumar HG: CON-struction (Delhi: Gallery Espace, 2018) ISBN819302392-7.
Kathleen L Wyma, “Insights into In-Site,” Arunkumar HG: In-Site (New York: Aicon Gallery, 2018).
Kathleen L Wyma, “On the Edges of Representation: Rethinking Photographs of Rural India,” in Photography in India: From Archives to Contemporary Practice, eds., Aileen Blaney and Chinar Shah (London: Bloomsbury, 2018) ISBN 978-1-350-02788-6.
Kathleen L Wyma, “Poetics and Procrustean Possibilities,” Zakkir Hussain: The Procrustean Bed (Mumbai: Guild Art Gallery, 2017).
Kathleen L Wyma, “An Eye on History,” ArtIndia, Vol. XVIII, Issue III (2014).
Curator, Leaving a Trace, Beyond Malabar, Kochi, India, December 2017.
Curator, Reviving the Retinal, Gallery OED, Kochi, India, March 2015.
Curator, Contemporary Contingencies, Gallery OED, Kochi, India, December 2014.
Curator, The Material Point: Reconsidering the Medium in the (Post)modern Moment, Gallery OED, Kochi, India, July 2013.
Panel organizer: The Dignity of Labour: Interrogating Representations of Work American Asian Studies Conference (Denver, March 2019).
Presenter: “Photographic Retakes: Reconsidering Representations of Rural Workers in India” The Dignity of Labour: Interrogating Representations of Work American Asian Studies Conference (Denver, March 2019).
“The Eco-Artist in Parallel Worlds,” SARA Community Action Program, Western Ghats Eco Walk, Shimoga District, Karnataka, June 2017.
Panel Moderator, symposium held in conjunction with the exhibition शब्द/ شبد (śabd), Korean Cultural Centre, New Delhi, August 2016.
“Post-Modern Museum: The Case of Indian Art History and Heritage in Singapore,” (in conversation with Gauri Parimoo Krishnan) Asia Society, Hong Kong, June 2020.
“Post-War & Contemporary Art: Key Theories through 10 Artworks.” Christie’s Education: Fundamentals of Collecting Series, Hong Kong, May 2019.
“A Conversation with Jonni Cheatwood,” in conjunction with Jonni Cheatwood: Dressed Up for the Letdown, Over the Influence Art Gallery, November 2018.
“Rethinking Photographs of Rural India,” National Taiwan University of Technology, June 2018.
“Art talk about Contemporary Photography: A dialogue between Dr. Kathleen Wyma and Dr. Louis Lo” in conjunction with The Solo Exhibition of Nobuyoshi Araki, Over the Influence Art Gallery, Hong Kong, May 2017.
“Intricate Exhibits and their History,” Mari-Cha Lecture Series, Asia Society, Hong Kong, February 2017.