Premjish . | Department of Art Design & Performing Arts

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Premjish
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Visiting Faculty
Department of Art & Performing Art
School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SoHSS)
Shiv Nadar University
India
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Premjish is a Curator, Writer and Translator based in Delhi. His translations have appeared in Indian Literature published by Sahitya Akademi. He has initiated an independent curatorial platform called Future Collaborations aiming at theoretically and politically informed curation. His exhibition "Things are vanishing before us" was part of the Curators Ensemble for Krishnakriti Festival January 2017. He has recently curated the show “A Preview to Desolation” at Italian Cultural Center in 2017. He has received the Inlaks: Take on Art Travel Grant for Young Critics in 2016. He is the Fellow for Curatorial Intensive South Asia (CISA) 2017 at Khoj International Artist’s Association. In 2018 he received the Art Scribes Award by Prameya Art Foundation for developing new curatorial paradigms. He is currently the Director-Outreach at Art1st Foundation and also a Visiting Faculty at Shiv Nadar University where he teaches art history and theory. He is pursuing his Ph.D. titled “Temple Arts of Medieval Kerala: Constructing a Regional Identity” from School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, India. 

Awards(Selected): 
2017

Curatorial Intensive South Asia (CISA) Fellowship, Khoj International Artist’s Association and Goethe Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan

2018

Art Scribes Award by Prameya Art Foundation.

2018

Residency at Clews Centre for the Arts/Chateau de La Napoule, Mandelieu LA Napoule, France