curation

This archive will serve as a safe space for anybody to share their experiences and emotions in anonymity. We want to collect, care for and preserve these experiences so our histories of these times are not forgotten and erased in the future.



Curating for Culture’s first self-published work, this archival compendium is conceptualised with an intention to memorialise the experiences from Constructing Personal Archives 2020.

Curating for Culture is one of the six fellows from India, who have been selected to further their research projects using technological explorations at Futua Tropica. FT is an intertropical network of grassroot local networks for lateral exchange of other forms of knowledges, designs and technologies.It uses IFPS protocol to connect Rhizomes in Bogota (Colombia), Kinhasa (DR Congo) and Bengaluru (India).

We invite you to send your proposals for a four month long online engagement to curate and create your own archival projects. Selected participants will meet every month, four times for either of the following: technical workshops with archive professionals, presentation by researchers, mentoring and sharing discussions within the group.

An exposure initiative, the intention is to open an archival project to the public at large and expose its creative processes. We invited a wide range of practitioners to share their experiences, such that people from different walks of life can relate to the subject of archival interpretation and curation.

This is an ongoing project focused on archiving, interpreting and disseminating the narratives of pratice at BIOME Environmental Solutions Pvt. Ltd. from over last thirty years. The final outcome is envisaged to be a set of pocket friendly publications and a digital archive of various resources.

Lab Culture: life beyond sciences, was a two-part exhibition curated in June 2019 and Sept 2019. The intention of this exercise was to bring forth the nature of life and work at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) through the intersection of art, design, history and science.

In collaboration with The Kishkinda Trust (TKT), we proposed to create a community-led archive in Hampi-Anegundi. The resource center would be a collection of studies and projects carried out in the region by TKT and other participating individuals and organisations. The intention was to create a space for participation and ownership of the local community members in preserving and promoting their local histories and cultural narratives.

Design Dialogues is a series of monthly public engagements intended to bring trans-disciplinary practitioners together, in conversation with people from all walks of life. These conversations are anchored around different cultural issues and its changing interpretations across various creative practices. Design-ed Dialogues is being co-curated with Public Space Designer Rahul Bisht, to ensure a wider reach via digital dissemination.