A workshop on appreciating & Critiquing art through the medium of writing, mentored by cultural theorist, curator and art critic Ranjit Hoskote.
Ranjit Hoskote is a cultural theorist, curator and poet. He has authored more than 25 books, including such monographs as The Complicit Observer: Reflections on the Art of Sudhir Patwardhan (Sakshi Gallery/ Eminence Designs, 2004), Zinny & Maidagan: Compartment/ Das Abteil (Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/ Walther König, 2010), and Atul Dodiya (Prestel Verlag, 2014). He has curated numerous exhibitions, including a mid-career survey of Atul Dodiya (Japan Foundation, Tokyo, 2001), a Jehangir Sabavala retrospective (National Gallery of Modern Art, Bombay and New Delhi, 2005-2006), and Experiments with Truth: Atul Dodiya, Works 1981-2013 (National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, 2013). Hoskote co-curated the 7th Gwangju Biennale (Korea, 2008) and was curator of India’s first-ever national pavilion at the Venice Biennale (2011). He was co-convenor of the exhibition-conference platform Former West: Documents, Constellations, Prospects (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, March 2013).Read more