Born and raised in England before moving to New Delhi, artist Bharti Kher knows something about living amid transience. The concept of home, culture, and identity preoccupy her as an artist who is known for her hybrid cast sculptures and paintings. Kher is the sixth Artist-in-Residence at the Gardner Museum who was invited by Pieranna Cavalchini, The Tom and Lisa Blumenthal curator of Contemporary Art, to design a temporary site-specific work for the Anne H. Fitzpatrick Façade. Her installation will be unveiled July 1. Called Not All Who Wander Are Lost, Kher’s project reflects on maritime history, highlights her interest in mapping and typography, geodesy and colonization and references the migration of people in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Kher tells us that “an Atlas lets you hold the world in your hands.” Not All Who Wander Are Lost is based, in part, on a ready-made, historic map from The

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