ECH Blog 2017

Day 3

30th July

Niyatee Shinde, of JSW, started off the day by reminding us of the origins of the word ‘curator’, although now understood to be a collector of ephemera, say, an expert manipulator of visual deconstructions.

Day 2

29th July

Can the ‘renouncing of the new’ provide us with a formula for modernity? This is Reem Fadda’s proposition as we begin today.

Day 1

28th July

With the opening line of this Cecelia Vicuña poem, Natasha Ginwala set up for us a frame.




In Conversation with Hammad Nasar

25th July

Skye Arundhati Thomas in conversation with Hammad Nasar. How does one navigate the politics of display when it comes to presenting work from South Asia in big international shows, particularly in N. America and Europe?

In Conversation with Ruba Katrib

22nd July

Skye Arundhati Thomas in conversation with Ruba Katrib. Working with sculpture as you do, I have noticed that you get asked about materiality and surface often. Can the discussion of sculpture ever move away from its material?

In Conversation with Natasha Ginwala

22nd July

Skye Arundhati Thomas in conversation with Natasha Ginwala. People are still calling the art scene in the subcontinent nascent – even though we have seen several careers mature and develop through the past couple of decades, and even further back.

In Conversation with Nada Raza

20th July

Skye Arundhati Thomas in conversation with Nada Raza. How does one navigate the politics of display when it comes to presenting work from South Asia in big international shows, particularly in N. America and Europe?

In Conversation with Roobina Karode

19th July

Skye Arundhati Thomas in conversation with Roobina Karode. People are still calling the art scene in the subcontinent nascent - even though we have seen several careers mature and develop through the past couple of decades, and even further back.

In Conversation with Pedro de Almeida

18th July

Skye Arundhati Thomas in conversation with Pedro de Almeida. Some of the most interesting writing I have read of late has emerged from the arts.



In Conversation with Prateek and Priyanka Raja

17th July

Skye Arundhati Thomas in conversation with Prateek and Priyanka Raja. Now in its seventh iteration, how do you feel the Curator’s Hub has evolved over the years?