CHAITANYA SAMBRANI Chaitanya Sambrani is an art historian and occasional curator interested in and modern and contemporary art in Asia, especially in relation to tradition, marginality and politics. With Bachelor’s and Master’s – TAASA Review December 2022


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degrees from the M.S.

University, Baroda, he completed a PhD at the Australian National University.

Chaitanya teaches courses on modernism and contemporary art in India, Indonesia, China and Japan. His major curatorial projects include Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India (Australia, USA, Mexico and India: 2004-07); Place.Time.Play: Contemporary Art from the West Heavens to the Middle Kingdom (Shanghai, 2010); To Let the World In: narrative and beyond in contemporary Indian art (Art Chennai, 2012) and All that Arises, a mid-career survey of the work of Lao-Australian artist Savanhdary Vongpoothorn (Canberra, 2019)...