Fine Art Galleries


Photograph from On Being Gandhi

On Being Gandhi: The Art and Politics of Seeing

On View:

1 April – 10 May 2019
Fine Art Galleries
Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice


Featuring work by Shivaraju B.S., a photographer from Bangalore, India best known by his nickname “Cop Shiva,” this display includes images from his most celebrated series, On Being Gandhi.These photographs document the performances of a local village schoolteacher, Byagadehalli Basavaraju, as he routinely impersonates Mahatma Gandhi. This exhibition was curated by the Frank Museum of Art at Otterbein University and is being presented on USD’s campus in conjunction with the ASIANetwork conference.


Gallery Hours:

Monday - Friday, noon - 5:00pm

Related Events

Panel Discussion: Janice Glowski and Chaya Chandrasekhar, Co-Curators

Saturday, April 13th

4:30 - 5:30pm

Peace and Justice Theatre, Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

Reception to follow in the Garden of the Sea, located behind the KIPJ.