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Amrita Gupta Singh


Amrita Gupta Singh is an art historian, researcher, and writer with an interest in art education and management. In 2002, ​​she joined the Mohile Parikh Center, Mumbai, and became its Programme Director in 2005. In this capacity, she curated a range of art education programmes for diverse audiences. ​Over the past decade, she has contributed essays, reviews and interviews for art books, journals and periodicals. She was a Visiting Lecturer at the J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai (2003) ​and ​​Contributing Editor to ArtFair magazine (2010-2012)​. She also received a grant​​ under the ​Arts, Research and Documentation Program​, India Foundation for the Arts​ (IFA /2013-1​5​​)​ to document the art practices of North East India​. As an ongoing research, it focusses on understanding regional modernisms in India​. She continues to write on modern and contemporary Indian art, and is developing an online visual archive on the modern and contemporary art of North-East India, supported by the IFA.

Currently, she is heading the online art initiative, V-IDEO | Ideas Worth Sharing, an archive of short videos on Indian artists and other members of the Indian art world. This website was launched in May 2016, with the aim to be a valuable resource for study and research on Indian art. The Mohile Parikh Center offers its academic and curatorial expertise as the Knowledge Partner of this project.