Inputs&Talk: Sun. 11.10.2020, from 2pm, Kaserne Basel
Pooja Sood, b. 1963 in India, lives and works in New Delhi (IN)
Pooja Sood is a freelance curator and counselor for art management. Her focus lies on alternative contemporary art practices in India and the exploration of various models for the establishment of art institutions. With her expertise in the creation and operation of cultural networks, she examines and seeks to understand the long-term potential for global exchange between artists. She is engaged in the development of infrastructures for art in India and for the development of a continuous dialogue in Southern Asia.
Pooja Sood is a charter member and director of the KHOJ International Artists' Association, an independent institution run by artists whose aim is the promotion of cultural understanding through experimentation and exchange. It is probably the only public organization of this kind for experimental contemporary art in India. As a charter member, she coordinated from 1998-2001 the KHOJ International Artist's Workshop in Delhi, and moderated the workshops in Bangalore (2002-2003), Mumbai (2005), Kolkata (2006) and Srinagar (2007).
Pooja Sood is participant in the Live Art Workshop at Partout and is supported by Pro Helvetia New Delhi.