Curating

Over the years, I have had the privilege and joy of curating a wide range of exhibitions, programs and museum events. My curatorial mantra is inspired by (and borrowed from) that of the quintessential Ajeeb Ghar: historically informed, morally engaged but playful and poetic. I’ve used this more or less consistently as I’ve curated museum exhibitions and programs, each a balance of scholarship and play, wonder and resonance. Here, in reverse chronological order, is a smattering of exhibitions and programs I have curated and been involved with.

Exhibitions:

Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian MedicineWellcome Collection, London, 2017

How Strong the Breeze, How Precious the Flight, MFA Group Show at the Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad, 2014

Yoga: The Art of Transformation, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of Asian Art, Smithsonian Institution, 2013

The Innocents: Headshots, Provisions Library, Washington DC, 2007

Body Languages, Katzen Art Center, Washington DC, 2006

Dee Dee Does Utopia, Provisions Library, Washington DC, 2005

India Unbound!, Provisions Library, Washington DC, 2005

Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, 2004

Programs:

Symposia – Yoga, NLM, Provisions

Teach-ins

Writing workshops

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