PORTALS: Amar Bakshi discusses Art, the Law, Diplomacy and the Sharing of Linked Virtual Spaces


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Bakshi describes his current project Portals, a series of shipping containers located in Cuba, Iran and other countries- and which are designed as linked shared virtual spaces- and which aim to enable ‘bi-directional’ encounters. bakshi has worked in the state department, and news agencies and is interested in socially engaged practices that link the arts to foreign relations and the law. He organised a conference on Artists and The Law at Yale in 2015.


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