Najrin Islam is a writer and curator working between Kolkata and New Delhi. She has been associated with several platforms, including Alternative South Asia Photography, Critical Collective, Photo South Asia, and ‘Five Million Incidents’ curated by Raqs Media Collective. She was awarded the Art Writers’ Award 2018-19 by TAKE on Art magazine and Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, which resulted in a residency and an associated publication titled Archive as Medium: Exploring the Performative Body. Najrin’s research interest is situated at the intersection of moving image histories, archival politics and institutional omissions. She completed her MA from the School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, New Delhi.