Residency Unlimited


2017 | NYC | Curator

Rashmi Viswanathan

Curator Name: Rashmi Viswanathan
Residency Dates: Feb - Nov
Lives & Works: New York

Education: 2015, Ph.D. History of Art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (Dissertation: Picturing Criminality in Colonial India. Committee members: Finbarr Barry Flood (Chair), Rebecca Brown, Dipti Khera); 2007, M.A. Art History, City University of New York, Hunter College (Thesis: Formations of Modern Iranian Imperial Portraiture); 2002, B.A. English, San José State University

Bio / Statement:

Rashmi Viswanathan is an independent curator and historian who looks at technologies ranging from new digital media to the analog print, with the aim of examining the relationship of technological mediation to the formation, presentation, and reception of self.

Viswanathan is a guest curator at the Princeton University Art Museum, whose exhibition, Contemporary Stories: Revisiting South Asian Narrative, is currently on view. She is also a Lecturer in Art History at Parsons The New School for Design, a former Curatorial Resident at 601 Artspace Gallery, and a former Graduate Curatorial Assistant at New York University’s Grey Art Gallery.