Unidad en la diversidad. Cronología de un mito en el arte y la cultura visual de la India contemporánea TITLE: Unity in diversity. Chronology of a myth through art and visual culture in contemporary India

Sergio Román Aliste

Resumen


El lema “Unidad en la Diversidad” recorre toda la historia del nacionalismo indio desde el período de dominio colonial hasta la actualidad, funcionando como concepto fundacional del Estado indio, denominado oficialmente como Unión India. Este artículo pretende mostrar el recorrido del lema desde finales del siglo XIX a principios del XX a través de su reflejo en las artes plásticas y en manifestaciones puntuales de la cultura visual.

ABSTRACT

The “Unity in Diversity” slogan has covered the whole history of nationalism in India since the colonial period to the present, as a foundational concept of the Indian nation, or the India Union, its official name. This paper deals with the development of the slogan from the end of the 19th century up to the beginning of the 21st, through its reflections in fine arts and in some examples of visual culture.


Palabras clave


identidad nacional; retórica de la igualdad; Jawaharlal Nehru; Mahatma Gandhi; Ravi Varma; Nalini Malani; Vivan Sundaram Keywoords: national identity; rhetoric of equality; Jawaharlal Nehru; Mahatma Gandhi; Ravi Varma; Nalini Malani; Vivan Sundaram

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