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Shai Heredia


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Shai Heredia is a Bengaluru-based filmmaker and curator of film art. She currently teaches at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology. In 2003, she founded Experimenta, the international festival for experimental cinema in India. She has rapidly developed this event into a significant international forum for artists’ films and videos. Shai has curated experimental film programs at film festivals and art venues worldwide, including the Berlinale, Germany and the Tate Modern, London. As an arts grantmaker and programme executive with the India Foundation for the Arts (2006-2011), Heredia set up the curatorship and arts practice grant programmes. Her most recent film I Am Micro, co‐directed with Shumona Goel, has been screened at the the Rotterdam Film Festival and the Guggenheim Museum (Berlin/NYC) 2012. She holds an M.A. in documentary film from Goldsmiths College, London.