under Artistic & Curatorial practices

Public Memory by The Upside Space, International Online Exhibition (link)
Govandi Arts Festival, Mumbai, India 

India-UK together Season of Culture Launch, British Council Library, Delhi | June 
Language and the city, Urban Campus by World Urban Forum, UN  Habitat | Online

Reclaim Awards exhibitions, Cologne, Germany | 21st- 30th August

1 by one, supported by Tarq Gallery, Mumbai
The Dark Fantasy, at Arts and Culture Hubba | Bangalore International Centre, India

The Wait Time project | Cubbon  Park Metro Station | Bangalore, India
Under pressure, Set Design for a theater performance by Visual Respiration | Bangalore

Laze Maze supported by Asian paints | Design Fabric Festival, Mumbai, India

Stand on the Street at Serendipity Arts Festival | Visual Respiration, Goa, India
Urban Poetics,  Connecting Columns student show |  A collateral of Kochi - Muziris Biennale March 2017 
Library of mats with Festival of Stories, October | Bangalore, India


> Arts4Resilience, Knowledge into Use Award | Global Resilience Partnership, Sweden | 2023
> India-UK Together: Season of Culture grant by British Council  | Mumbai & Bristol | 2022-2023
> Reclaim Award for Art and Use of Public Space | Cologne, Germany, 2021
> Grant support for a group show on feminist approach to urban spaces by Tarq Gallery | Mumbai 2020
> The Global Challenges Research Grant, 2020 | UK (with Community Design Agency, E[co]work). 2020
> STEAM school scholarship, by Maker’s Asylum  | Mumbai 2017


Placemaking India Network, 2022 onwards, India
Early Career Advisor 2022, City space architecture, Italy
Bangalore Ambassador, Make Sense Organisation, Ambassador for Bangalore City, 
from January 2018 - April 2018


> Speaker in a panel at Digital Disruptions 2023 at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
> Article: In which Language Does The Rain Fall? | Global Resilience Partnership, 2023
> Speaker as part of the panel on Arts and Education at Kala ka Karwaan by Slam Out Loud | Nehru Science Centre Mumbai, January 2024
>Speaker at Rizvi college of Architecture for its 31st ARCHFEST, Tradition, Transition & Transformation | August 2022
> Speaker at Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC) ‘s session on inclusive city, part of an initiative of the World Urban Campaign driven by UN-Habitat | July 2022
> Speaker at The Global Solutions Summit, for the panel Global Problem Local solutions for E[co]work Project | May 2021 | Link to view
> Interviewed by Radioeins, a public radio in Germany on the project E[co]work, May 2021 | Germany
> Article: Can waste bring communities in high density neighbourhood together? | Architecture Live, 2020
> Article: Love Letters for Shaheen Bagh From Around the World | LiveWire, The Wire, 2020


Govandi Arts Festival, Curator and Creative lead | May 2022 – On-going, Mumbai.
> Organizing  Govandi Arts Festival, a community led public arts festival in the neighborhood of Govandi, Mumbai.  
> Setting up a neighborhood led pedagogy through mentorship programs and artist residency with the community,    developmental organizations and established artists . 
> Leading a team of staff members, community residents, partners and consultants to deliver the festival in February 2023.

Community Design Agency, Lead, Arts & Design, March 2019 - On-going | Mumbai, India
> Co-Leading the Neighbourhood Regeneration program within Natwar Parekh Colony, a neglected neighborhood in Govandi, Mumbai, by bringing tangible spatial improvements through art and design led interventions.
> Designed and implemented the first ever community library in Govandi, Kitaab Mahal.
> Conducted multiple design research, mapping, street design and neighbourhood visualisation workshops with the youth and residents of Govandi.
> Leading the participatory research and design with e-waste dismantlers living in marginalized neighborhoods of Delhi, on improving their workspaces.
> Leading design consultancy projects within the organization for Goonj, Hasiru Dala, World Vision.
> Expanded outreach for organization by bringing international, national and local collaborations, grants and partnerships.

Art in Transit at Srishti Manipal University,  Research Associate | September 2017 - 2019 | Bangalore.
> Organizing, designing and programming for Festival of Stories, a bi-monthly public art festival in 
the metro stations of Bangalore. 
> Assisted the faculty on public art courses for students at the university
> Coordinated the first Indie Comic Festival in Bangalore. 
> Designed and implemented art installations for other festivals as part of building partnerships.  

Multiple city based publications, Creative director | 2018 - present | Mumbai, Bangalore, Kochi
> Sub:version: Publication design for the first annual journal by R.V College of architecture on critical imaginaries of space and place.(2022).
> Memory Maps: Publication design for Memory Maps project, a collection of maps, memories and experiences of the city generated by multiple contributors.  (2019-2021).
> Urbz: Design consultant for the project ‘Ente Kochi. (2019).
> Urbz: Publication design for Circulatory Urbanism.  (2018).

Artist Sebastian Errazuriz Studio,2016 | New York, USA
Developing and designing in-house product design solutions, 3D prototyping and printing, storytelling through film and edit.


Edinburgh Napier University
10 weeks Credit Course (received Full Scholarship) in South Asia Festival & Culture Academy | 2024 (Intermediate)
10 weeks Credit Course (received Full Scholarship) in South Asia Festival and Culture Academy  | 2022 (Beginners)

2012 - 2016 
Srishti Manipal University of Art, Design & Technology, Bangalore
Bachelor of Design with specialisation in Industrial Art and Design Practices (IADP) and minor is Visual Communication

Open Water Diving (PADI) 
Trained and certified by Umeed Mistry

Architect - Designer, Rooshad Shroff, May - June 2015 | Mumbai, India. 2015


> Workshop on making community libraries by Bookworm, Goa
> Relearning Nature with Veljko Armano Linta
> London Design Festival | September 2022
> The 10th session of World Urban Forum by UN-Habitat, Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation, February 2020 | Abu Dhabi
> Social and Behaviour Change (SBC) Masterclass (Virtual), John Hopkins University, September 2020 | Online
> Social Innovation Summit by Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy, Ashoka University, October 2019 | Mumbai

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