curator invited by Margarida Mendes


1985 · India

Natasha Ginwala is associate curator at Gropius Bau, Berlin and artistic director of Gwangju Biennale 2020 (with Defne Ayas). She curated the Contour Biennale 8, Polyphonic Worlds: Justice as Medium and was curatorial advisor for documenta 14, 2017. Other recent projects include Arrival, Incision. Indian Modernism as Peripatetic Itinerary in the framework of Hello World. Revising a Collection at Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (2018); Riots: Slow Cancellation of the Future at ifa Gallery Berlin and Stuttgart (2018); My East is Your West at the Venice Biennale (2015); and Corruption: Everybody Knows... with e-flux, New York (2015). Ginwala was a member of the artistic team for the 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (2014), and has co-curated The Museum of Rhythm, at Taipei Biennial 2012 and at Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź (2016). She is also artistic director of the interdisciplinary arts festival Colomboscope in Sri Lanka. Ginwala writes on contemporary art and visual culture in various periodicals and has contributed to numerous publications.

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