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Kanika Anand

Kanika Anand is an independent art writer and curator. She holds a Master’s degree in Art History from the National Museum Institute, India and has been curatorial fellow at the Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France (2012-13). She has worked extensively with galleries and alternative spaces such as Exit Art and the Gagosian Gallery in the United States, the Centre National d’Art Contemporain in France and with Rajeev Sethi Scenographers and Gallery Espace in India. Her curatorial projects have explored the geological as a condition of the present in Unearth: Time | Process | Matter, questioned the performative nature of the artist’s self-portrait vis-a-vis the ‘selfie’ in I See you See Me, observed textile sculptures as vehicles of social history in the work of Bangladeshi artist Yasmin Jahan Nupur and iterated the nuanced readings of internal space and external form in the work of Delhi based artist Chetnaa. She writes for national and international art publications, including overseeing the seven volume series of research essays for Serendipity Arts Trust, India (2017-18). She is the Founder of Parked-At, a roving exhibition platform based in New Delhi (2016- present), presenting alternative modes of viewing, engagement and participation, and currently serves as the Exhibition Coordinator of Breaking Ground 2018, the first Indian Ceramics Triennale.