Noopur Desai is an art critic and researcher writing in Marathi and English. Currently, She is a PhD scholar at the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. In the past she has worked as a researcher with Jackfruit Research and Design, Bangalore, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong and Devi Art Foundation, Delhi; and in research and programming at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, and Mohile Parikh Centre, and G5A Foundation, Mumbai. Noopur is the recipient of FICA Ila Dalmia research grant 2015 for her project ‘Formulating Dialogical Art: An Archival Project of Public Art Interventions’. She is associated with the Centre for Arts and Social Practice (CASP).