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Divya Murthy is influenced by history, natural science, archival processes and homeland identity issues in her projects. Her current series, Local Skins: Reframing Archives and Identities, examines the ways colonial and post-colonial archives, information and identities are formed within natural history classification images and documents of plants and fruits. Her earlier panoramic photo series, The Homeland Project, recorded and documented the development, destruction, construction and evolution of her childhood neighborhood in Houston, which was transformed by the construction of a toll road and new housing. Her works aim to engage in a critical dialogue about the complexities of the archive and the notion of the "real" in documentary processes.

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Rice Cinema
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
http://film.rice.edu/Events.aspx

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