Artist : Executive Committee

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
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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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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Nathaniel Gaskell

Nathaniel Gaskell

Nathaniel Gaskell is a curator, writer and director of the MAP Academy, Bengaluru, and the former director of the Tasveer Gallery. He is the author of Photography in India: A Visual History from the 1850s to the Present (Prestel, 2018), and editor of several other books on photography in Asia, including William Dalrymple’s The Historian’s […]

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