Natasha Ginwala (Berlin & New Delhi)


In her talk at ACAW’s extension of FIELD MEETING Take 3: Thinking Performance at Performa Hub, Natasha Ginwala shared various approaches of performance and performativity that have influenced and infused her curatorial projects.

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Top right: My East is Your West, a Collateral Event of the 56th Venice Biennale, . Installation Shot, work by Shilpa Gupta, 2015, photo Mark Blower.

Natasha Ginwala Natasha Ginwala is an independent curator, researcher, and writer. She is Curator for the 8th edition of CONTOUR Biennale (2017) and is a curatorial advisor to documenta 14 (2017). Recent projects include My East is Your West featuring Shilpa Gupta and Rashid Rana at the 56th Venice Biennale, Mind Moves Matter at L’appartment 22, Rabat, and Corruption…Everybody Knows as part of e-flux journal issue 65, SUPERCOMMUNITY. She was a member of the artistic team in the 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art and co-curated The Museum of Rhythm at Taipei Biennial 2012. From 2013–15 she led the multi-part curatorial project Landings presented at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, David Roberts Art Foundation, NGBK, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and other partner organizations (with Vivian Ziherl). Ginwala has written on contemporary art and culture in journals such as The Exhibitionist, e-flux journal, Ibraaz, Afterall, and has contributed to numerous publications.

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