Dr. Olga Sooudi, University of Amsterdam
Olga Sooudi is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. She has a PhD in Anthropology from Yale University. Her research centres around migration, urban life, creative production, artists, and art worlds, and she has conducted fieldwork in Tokyo, New York City, and Mumbai. She is the author of Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-Reinvention on the World Stage, published with University of Hawai'i Press.
At MPI-MMG she conducted research on heterogeneity amongst actors in the Indian contemporary art world. This is part of a research project which begun in 2012, on the contemporary art world and art market in Mumbai.
Stay at MPI-MMG:
July - August 2016