PARTICIPANT / Roobina Karode

  • Name Roobina Karode

Roobina Karode is the Director & Chief Curator of the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA). She has the rare combination of two distinct post-graduate specializations in Fine Arts (Art History) and Education. Roobina taught Western and Indian Art History for over fifteen years at various universities/ institutions including College of Art, the National Museum Institute, Jamia Millia Islamia University and the School of Art & Aesthetics at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2000 and a Ford Foundation Teaching Fellowship in 2006. An educator, art critic and curator, she envisions immense possibility for evolving a distinct model for KNMA, the first private museum initiative for Modern & Contemporary Art in India.

Since KNMA opened its doors in 2010, Roobina has been steering the activities of the Museum, working to make it a people-friendly place with a sustained and expansive viewership for the Museum. She has curated more than 18 major exhibitions at the KNMA that include Retrospectives on the art practice of women

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