In Conversation with Tallur L.N.

In an exclusive interview with MAP, the award-winning artist Tallur L.N. discusses his video work Interference, as well as the influences, interests and references that inform his practice more broadly.

Namrata Arjun

The Business of Dreams: Photographs from the Studio of Suresh Punjabi

Learn more about Suresh Punjabi –– his upbringing, influences and the portraits he produced at Suhag Studio in Nagda, Madhya Pradesh, in the 1970s and 80s.

Varun Nayar

Understanding Adavisi Artists in the Contemporary Context

Giving viewers a sense of the context in which Bhuri Bai’s career has taken shape, this essay discusses how the art market and cultural institutions have historically engaged with indigenous art in India and the rest of the world.

Mustafa Khanbai
Manasi Tata

Manasi Tata

Manasi Tata was recently appointed as the first United Nations in India Young Business Champion for the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). Her appointment focuses on the role of business in development and on issues such as climate change, use of plastic and women empowerment. Manasi set up ‘Caring with Colour – a Manasi Kirloskar Initiative’, […]

Krittika Kumari
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited. She was awarded the ‘Othmer Gold Medal’ by the U.S.-based Chemical Heritage Foundation, for her outstanding contributions to the progress of science and chemistry in 2014, and the coveted ‘2014 Global Economy Prize for Business’ by Germany-based Kiel Institute for the World Economy. She […]

Krittika Kumari
Ingrid Srinath

Ingrid Srinath

Ingrid Srinath is the Founder-Director of the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP) at Ashoka University. CSIP has produced path-breaking research on philanthropic flows, the impact of changes in foreign funding, the non-profit ecosystem and regulatory reform. A graduate of the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, Ingrid transitioned from her 12-year career in advertising […]

Krittika Kumari
Abhishek Poddar

Abhishek Poddar

Abhishek Poddar is a businessman and a prominent collector and patron of the arts in India. He is involved in various family group companies with diverse interests ranging from trading and export, to tea, industrial explosives, travel and retail. Poddar also serves on the advisory committees of several cultural institutions including the Deccan Heritage Foundation […]

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Som Mittal

Som Mittal

Som Mittal is a prominent international figure in the field of Information Technology and recipient of a lifetime achievement award for outstanding dedication to the growth of the Global ICT industry by the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA). He has, in the past, also been awarded the Rotary International Business Leader of the […]

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Kamini Sawhney

Kamini Sawhney

Kamini Sawhney is the director of the Museum of Art and Photography. Before this, she headed the Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation, the modern and contemporary wing of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly the Prince of Wales Museum). In addition to her role as curator, Kamini played an active part in initiating collaborations and […]

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