Memory I

Abhilash Jayachandra is a part-time blogger and a freelance writer based in India. He is currently working at an Indian daily as a Copy Editor cum Correspondent.

Amrita Gupta Singh is an art historian, researcher and writer with an interest in art education and management. Currently, she is COO of the online art initiative, V-IDEO | Ideas Worth Sharing, an archive of short videos on Indian artists and other members of the Indian art world.

Anuja Ghosalkar is an actor, writer and director based in Bangalore. Drama Queen, her Documentary theatre company focuses on oral histories, personal narratives and archival material to extend the idea of theatre to unsettle the status quo.

Avadhoot Dongre is a Marathi writer and translator.

Avijit Mukul Kishore is a filmmaker and cinematographer based in Mumbai, working in documentary and inter-disciplinary moving-image practices. He is involved in cinema pedagogy as a lecturer and a curator of film programmes for prominent national cultural institutions.

Christine Herzer is a visual artist, poet and teacher. Her writing has appeared in numerous literary journals, art reviews, and online publications.

Ganesh Visputay is a poet, painter and translator and editor. He writes in Marathi. He has published three collections of poems. His translations of writers such as Orhan Pamuk, Uday Prakash and Krishna Kumar are widely acclaimed. His Poems are translated in English and Hindi.

Himanshu Bhushan Smart is an award winning playwright, poet and writes scholarly articles in Marathi. He is visiting faculty at Lalit Kala Kendra, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

Malavika Jha is an educationist and social activist. She works as Elementary Education Manager (Maharashtra) with Tata Trusts.

Neha Kudchadkar is a visual and performing artist currently based in Mumbai. Neha is founder, director of beej, a performing arts initiative in Mumbai.

Nilofar Shamim Haja is an editor, researcher and writer from India. She works with museums and not-for-profit organizations to help them scale up their programs and communications.

Noopur Desai is an art critic and researcher writing in Marathi and English. She is a doctoral student of visual arts studies.

Palakshi Dass an independent writer and artist. She has written articles on art and short stories in English and Bangla.

Pranav Sakhdeo is a published short-story writer and a poet in Marathi. Writing fiction is his passion and he loves cooking. As an editor and translator, he has been associated with a number of publishing houses.

Prachi Deshpande is Associate Professor of History at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. She is the author is Creative Pasts: Historical Memory and Identity in Western India, 1700-1960.

Rohan Shivkumar is an architect and an urban designer practicing in Mumbai, and Deputy Director at the Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies. He is co-editor of the publication on a research and art collaboration – Project Cinema City.

Sohnee Harshey is an independent researcher based in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. She completed her M.Phil. in Women’s Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

Sudheer Bedekar writes on social and political issues. In 1970s, he was the editor of ‘Magowa’ and ‘Tatparya’, journals committed to the leftist ideology.

T. Padmanabhan is a renowned and award winning Malayalam short story writer who has written over 170 stories to date. His works have been translated into several Indian languages as well as into French, German and Russian among others.

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