Ranjit Hoskote is a poet, cultural theorist, and curator. He has been pivotal to shaping contemporary art discourse in India, and in registering multiple cultural issues, artistic domains, and moments of history.
In his role as an art critic, Ranjit has authored a critical biography as well as a major retrospective study of the painter Jehangir Sabavala, and also monographs on the artists Atul Dodiya, Tyeb Mehta, Bharti Kher, and Iranna GR. Ranjit was co-curator of Former West: Documents, Constellations, Prospects, Berlin, 2013.
His other curated projects include, The Needle on the Gauge, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Parkside, 2012; Everyone Agrees: It’s About to Explode, Indian Pavillion, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, 2011.