International Studio Programme : May 2019

Devika Singh

Critic/Writer

Devika Singh's work focuses on modern and contemporary art and architecture in South Asia and the global history of modernism. She was recently appointed Curator, International Art at Tate Modern. She was previously Smuts Research Fellow at the Centre of South Asian Studies of the University of Cambridge and a fellow at the Centre allemand d’histoire de l’art in Paris. She holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and was a visiting fellow at the French Academy at Rome, the Freie Universität and the Kluge Center of the Library of Congress. Her research received the support of the British Academy, AHRC, DAAD, Trinity College and Paul Mellon Centre, among others. She writes frequently for journals and exhibition catalogues and is finishing a monograph on art in post independence India for Reaktion Books. Recent exhibitions she curated include ‘Gedney in India’ (CSMVS, Mumbai, 2017;Duke University, 2018) and ‘Planetary Planning’ (Dhaka Art Summit, 2018).