Bio - CV
Natasha Ginwala is an independent curator, researcher, and writer. She is curatorial advisor for documenta 14 as well as curator of CONTOUR Biennale 8 (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; Corruption…Everybody Knows with e-flux journal, SUPERCOMMUNITY issue.
She was a member of the artistic team for the 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (with Juan A. Gaitán) and curated The Museum of Rhythm at Taipei Biennial 2012 (with Anselm Franke). From 2013–15 she led the multi-part curatorial project Landings presented at the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, David Roberts Art Foundation, NGBK (as part of the Tagore, Pedagogy, and Contemporary Visual Cultures Network), the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and other partner organizations (with Vivian Ziherl).
Ginwala trained in Visual Studies at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU in New Delhi and participated in the de Appel Curatorial Programme, Amsterdam. She has written on contemporary art and culture in journals such as The Exhibitionist, e-flux journal, Ibraaz, Afterall and has contributed to numerous publications.
Natasha Ginwala was the curator in residence for the 2016 international artist residency in Altos de Chavón, Dominican Republic.