Exhibitions & Talks

Below is a partial list of exhibitions and public lectures.  A more complete list of exhibitions may be found on my Curriculum Vitae.


RECENT EXHIBITIONS

July 28 – August 5, 2018
Adelsö Smedja, Adelsö, Sweden
“The Sun Will Always Sing”
An exhibition of paintings by Joy Lynn Davis

February 9 – March 16, 2017
Staniar Gallery, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, United States
“Remembering the Lost: Community Response to the Theft of Nepal’s Sacred Sculptures”
An exhibition of paintings and research by Joy Lynn Davis

April 10 – April 25 and May 20 – June 7, 2015 (interrupted by earthquakes)
Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu, Nepal
“Remembering the Lost Sculptures of Kathmandu”
An exhibition of paintings and research by Joy Lynn Davis organized by the Himalayan Art and Cultural Heritage Project and Photo.Circle, sponsored by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Swiss Embassy in Nepal, and supported by UNESCO

November 2014
Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu, Nepal
YANTRA 3.0 – Art and Technology Festival
(Group show of collaborative work between artists and engineers)

December 15-21, 2013
Patan Museum, Patan, Nepal
“Narratives of Faith and Memory: Remembering the Lost Sculptures of Kathmandu”
An exhibition of paintings and research by Joy  Lynn Davis sponsored by UNESCO as part of the UNESCO international symposium “Protecting Asia’s Heritage: Strategies for fighting illicit trafficking of cultural property and fostering restitutions”

RECENT LECTURES

October 23, 2018
“Remembering the lost: Documenting looting of stone sculptures from Kathmandu”
The Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, The University of Vienna, Austria
This talk was part of the international symposium: “After the earthquake: Research, protection and preservation of Nepal’s cultural heritage”

April 24, 2018
“Rethinking the Role and Purpose of Technology in Art”
City University of New York
Guest Lecturer in Masters-level course “Debates in Cultural Heritage”

March 3, 2017
“Remembering the Lost: Community Response to the Theft of Nepal’s Sacred Sculptures”
Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, USA
This talk was part of the international conference: “The Ethics of Acquiring Cultural Heritage Objects” sponsored by the Mudd Center for Ethics

September 20, 2016
“Remembering the Lost: Community Response to the Theft of Kathmandu’s Sacred Stone Sculptures”
Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal

December 2, 2015
“His house has fallen, but Vishnu still stands: The effects of illicit-trafficking and the earthquakes on Nepal’s tangible and intangible cultural heritage”
Anthropology Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

June 7, 2015
“A Conversation about Continuity and Renewal:
Recreating, Restoring and Consecrating Sacred Sites and Sacred Art”
Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu, Nepal
Roundtable discussion after earthquakes

June 3, 2015
“Protecting cultural sites after the Nepal’s Great Earthquake: Challenges, collaborative efforts, and moving forward”
Cultural Studies Group, Kathmandu, Nepal

April 10, 2015
Opening Talk for Exhibition: “Remembering the Lost Sculptures of Kathmandu”
Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu, Nepal

December 15, 2013
Opening Talk for Exhibition: “Narratives of Faith and Memory: Remembering the Lost Sculptures of Kathmandu”
Patan Museum, Patan, Nepal
Part of the UNESCO-sponsored international symposium
“Protecting Asia’s Heritage: Strategies for fighting illicit trafficking of cultural property and fostering restitutions”

March 7, 2012
“Narratives of Faith/Memory: Revisiting and Remembering the Lost Sculptures of Kathmandu”
Asian American Studies Department, University of California Santa Barbara, USA