Shabnam Lilani is a Mumbai based freelance arts producer and curator with a keen interest in arts management and production. She has extensive experience working in the field of art since 2009, and is the founder of The Art Place, an online gallery promoting the works of young artists. After completing her graduation in Mass Media, she began her career in art as a production assistant to Shilpa Gupta. Lilani was instrumental in producing the 2014 Dhaka Art Summit and the ArtC public program in Chennai. She was assistant curator to Artistic Director Diana Campbell at the 2016 Dhaka Art Summit. She is currently working with the CONA Foundation, as the programmes coordinator. Besides this, she also worked as a production coordinator at the Asia Art Projects primarily for FOCUS Photography Festival, 2017 and takes up freelance projects with various arts companies, art galleries, and artists.