Artist : MAP Academy

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
Varun Nayar

Varun Nayar

Varun Nayar is a writer, editor and researcher from Delhi. He received his MLitt in Postcolonial and World Literatures from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, prior to which he worked in magazine journalism in the United States.

Krittika Kumari
Shrey Maurya

Shrey Maurya

Shrey Maurya is a writer, researcher and editor. She was formerly a commissioning editor at Sahapedia, where she worked with a wide range of subjects, including Lutyens’ architecture in Delhi, handloom industries in India and Vajrayana Buddhism in eastern Himalayan countries. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College, University […]

Krittika Kumari
Pooja Savansukha

Pooja Savansukha

Pooja holds a Master’s degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute, London, and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Trinity College, Connecticut. She has previously worked at the Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum and Project 88, and has contributed to The Hindu and ART India Magazine. She currently studies Persian. Her research […]

Krittika Kumari
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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