Premjish Achari

Premjish Achari teaches art history and theory at Shiv Nadar University,
Greater Noida. A Delhi-based writer and curator, he is the initiator of
Future Collaborations, a curatorial platform supporting the development
of theoretically and politically informed curation as an essential aspect
of contemporary art practice. His curations include the exhibitions All
Canaries Bear Watching, part of the Indo-UK collaboration GRID Heritage
Project, SAA/JNU, Delhi (2022); A Time for Farewells (Haverford College,
Pennsylvania and Prameya Art Foundation, New Delhi, 2019); Workers
and Farmers: The Panorama of Resistance (Prelude) and A Preview to
Desolation (Istituto Italiano di Cultura, New Delhi, 2017). Premjish was
the editorial supervisor of Lokame Tharavadu (‘The World Is One Family’,
2021), a major survey exhibition of contemporary art organised by the
Kochi Biennale Foundation. He was the recipient of the Pro Helvetia
Art Writers’ Award 2021. In 2018, his work in developing new curatorial
paradigms was recognised through the Prameya Art Foundation’s Art
Scribes Award including a residency at Château de La Napoule, France.
He was co-curator of the Bhubaneswar Art Trail 2018; a Khoj Fellow for
Curatorial Intensive South Asia (CISA) 2017; and received the Inlaks/TAKE
on Art Travel Grant for Young Critics in 2016. He is invited to co-curate the
Students’ Biennale for Kochi Muziris Biennale 2022.

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