Kaiwan Mehta is a theorist and critic in the fields of visual culture, architecture and city studies. He is completing his doctorate at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bengaluru, under the aegis of Manipal University. He authored ‘Alice in Bhuleshwar: Navigating a Mumbai Neighbourhood’ in 2009. Since 2012, he has been the managing editor of Domus India and is associated with Jnanapravaha (Mumbai) since 2007 where he set up the Art, Criticism and Theory, and teaches across various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Mumbai.
He has been elected as the Jury Chairman for the international artists’ residency programme across 11 disciplines with Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuggart, Germany. Mehta recently co-curated with Rahul Mehtotra and Ranjit Hoskote the national exhibition on architecture ‘The State of Architecture’ at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai in 2016. He has recently authored the book ‘The Architecture of I M Kadri’ in 2016.
Speakers: Rashmi Poddar, Manisha Patil, Nancy Adajania, Kaiwan Mehta, Mustansir Dalvi Convenor: Ranjit Hoskote In India the infrastructure for the arts, especially pedagogy, has been fragile at best. With a few signal exceptions, art institutions have tended to settle into…MORE DETAILS
Architects Brinda Somaya and Shimul Javeri Kadri have done much to develop and sustain diverse practices in both residential and institutional architecture, in ways that are aesthetic and environmentally sustainable. Kaiwan Mehta is an architect, urban researcher, and editor of…MORE DETAILS