In transition: Artworks between the archive and the exhibition hall at the NGMA, 2015
The collection of the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi has a vast collection of 17.000 works, I am reflecting on how the works entered the collection, the philosophy of successive directors who gave it shape, and the ways in which the collection have been shared with the public through exhibitions.
Time and Time Again, 2016, Co-authored with Tushar Joag, Amitesh Grover, John Xaviers
Three disparate fictional characters – Angelus Novus, Data Neolithic and Karma-Sakshi – engage in a dialogue on time and art, looking at the aesthetics that shape the context, the nuances that flit across an unreliable landscape and the energies that populate this world of time and its insoluble contradictions
Internationalism and the Japanese Gutai Group, 2014
This paper is looking into the development of the Japanese avant-garde group Gutai and raises questions about its location in Japanese modern art in the 1950s, when the group was initiated by Yoshihara Jiro and its international relevance and engagement.
Process of Display: The Gaze in Museum Practices, 2013
This essay deals with questions concerning the Gaze in respect to museums and exhibition practices. It focuses on perception and furthermore on the reception of art- objects, or objects in a museum. How does the museum influence the public's perception?
The Empire Curates Back: Indische zeitgenössische Kunst auf den documentas 11 und 12, 2012Download (PDF)