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Curatorial Intensive South Asia 2018
Curatorial Intensive South Asia (CISA) is is an initiative of Khoj International Artists’ Association and Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan. for young curators from South Asia. It is a fully-funded fellowship programme in the field of curatorial practices relevant to South Asia in the visual arts. The program aims to develop a diversity of perspectives on the medium of the exhibition and to provide a structured and an experimental inquiry into the possibilities of curatorial practice today.
About this edition
The first phase of the fellowship is a two-week intensive programme at Khoj Studios from July 16th – 29th 2018. In the second phase the fellows had the opportunity to independently develop curatorial projects over a period of six months during which they were mentored by the programme leaders, culminating in exhibitions in December 2018.
The 2018 CISA fellows are Anuj Daga (India), Aziz Sohail (Pakistan), Hediyeh Azma (Iran), Naveen Mahantesh (India), Nayomi Apsara (Sri Lanka), Nayantara Gurung Kakshapati (Nepal), Rahul Gudipudi (India), Sania Galundia (India), Sharareh Bajaria (Nepal), Shimul Saha (Bangladesh), Sumedha Bhattarcharya (India), Sumitra Sunder (India), Yasaman Tamizkar (Iran).
The programme was led by Dr. Leonhard Emmerling and Natasha Ginwala with various guest lecturers from across India.
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Curatorial Intensive South Asia 2022
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Peripheries And Crossovers: Art As Social Practice 2021
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