Can artwork give voice to thought? Join local experts in the gallery for a focused look at the exhibition from different fields of the humanities. Learn more about the series here.
Spirituality and Religion: Dr. Douglas Brooks explores hidden perspectives that lie beyond the surface within Tallur’s layered artwork.
Dr. Douglas Brooks is a scholar of Hinduism, South Asian languages, and the comparative study of religions. He lived in India with his teacher, Dr. Gopala Aiyar Sundaramoorthy, for many years studying and practicing Srividya, Auspicious Wisdom, and the modern traditions of goddess-centered Tantra. Currently Professor of Religion at the University of Rochester, he holds both Masters and his doctoral degrees from Harvard University.