Roshani Thakore was born in Decatur, Georgia and moved to Portland after spending almost 20 years in New York City. She uses organizing strategies, research, and conversations to understand a site and context. Her work has been exhibited at the Queens Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, Gateway Project, Governor’s Island, White Box, Aicon Gallery and other art spaces in the Northeast. She co-organized Movement to Power, the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective’s art and activism public project raising awareness of gender-based violence issues. Since 2019 she is the Artist-in-Residence at the Asian Pacific Network of Oregon, a statewide, grassroots organization, uniting Asians and Pacific Islanders to achieve social justice. She received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in NY and is a 2020 graduate of the Art and Social Practice MFA program.