Shanay Jhaveri is the editor of Outsider Films on India: 1950 – 1990 (The Shoestring Publisher, 2010) and Western Artists and India: Creative Inspirations in Art and Design (Thames and Hudson, 2013). He has curated film programmes at Tate Modern, Iniva, LUX/ICA Biennial of Moving Images, and the exhibition Companionable Silences at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris. He is a contributing editor to Frieze. He is a graduate from Brown University concentrating in Art-Semiotics and the History of Art and Architecture, and is currently a Phd. candidate at the Royal College of Art, London. At the Palais de Tokyo, Paris in 2013, he curated the show Companionable Silences – a presentation that revolves around one painting. In 2014, he curated In Dialogue and Amrita Sher-Gil and Lionel Weldt at Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai. He developed a film programme for Dhaka Art Summit in 2016. Currently, he is working as an assistant curator of South Asian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He’s also written an accompanying essay to the Nasreen Mohamedi Retrospective, and is working on a new book, Chandigarh Is In India, that delves into the “artistic responses that Chandigarh has engendered since its inception.” He has most recently co-curated the Gedney In India show at the Jehangir Nicholson Gallery, CSMVS from March – June 2017.
William Gedney chose his subjects and often photographed people who were marginalized, living difficult lives outside the mainstream of society. But he never simplified the lives he portrayed. Instead, Gedney’s deeply sympathetic photographs transcend the specific moment in which they…MORE DETAILS
Curator and writer Shanay Jhaveri engaged with one of Britain’s most celebrated artists, Howard Hodgkin on his life, his work and his deep connection with India. Hodgkin first visited the country in 1964, and has since returned ‘as often as…MORE DETAILS