Visitors 2019

International Studio Programme
22 Aug – 18 Sept 2019

Sadya Mizan

Sadya Mizan

Sadya Mizan is an independent curator and researcher. She is the founder and Director of URONTO Artists Community (2012) which does interactive storytelling, research-based documentation and cultural exchange through Art. She is also the Founder of Art Initiatives Bangladesh (AIB) since 2018- A networking platform for aesthetical Practice. Completing her Post-Graduation in Graphic Design from the Faculty of Fine art, University of Dhaka- BD, Mizan has been involved in various fields as a coordinator, creative director and project director in Bangladesh. Mizan has been a Dhaka based contributing researcher for the Asia Art Archive-Delhi. She is a member of the Artist-Led-Initiatives forum by Samdani Art Foundation also is awarded as one of the potential Arts-Managers from South Asian regions by the Art Think South Asia Fellowship (ATSA). Being nominated for a research Grant by Foundation for Art Initiatives (FfAI), her recent research is looking into strategical planning, inclusiveness and accessibility of Art Organization models based in South Africa, South America (Colombia) and New York. Further extended in Germany and Norway too.

15 May – 29 May 2019

Devika Singh

Devika Singh Mugshot copy

Devika Singh's work focuses on modern and contemporary art and architecture in South Asia and the global history of modernism. She was recently appointed Curator, International Art at Tate Modern. She was previously Smuts Research Fellow at the Centre of South Asian Studies of the University of Cambridge and a fellow at the Centre allemand d’histoire de l’art in Paris. She holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and was a visiting fellow at the French Academy at Rome, the Freie Universität and the Kluge Center of the Library of Congress. Her research received the support of the British Academy, AHRC, DAAD, Trinity College and Paul Mellon Centre, among others. She writes frequently for journals and exhibition catalogues and is finishing a monograph on art in post independence India for Reaktion Books. Recent exhibitions she curated include ‘Gedney in India’ (CSMVS, Mumbai, 2017;Duke University, 2018) and ‘Planetary Planning’ (Dhaka Art Summit, 2018).