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Jasmeen Patheja

Area of Practice

Artist, Community and Public arts


Undergraduate Professional Diploma in Art and Design, Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology

Work Experience

  • Artist in Residence
  • Independent artist, mobilizing public to take ownership of sexual violence
  • Founder , Facilitator of Blank Noise, a growing community of Action Sheroes, Heroes, Theyroes; citizens and persons, taking agency to end sexual and gender based violence
  • Awarded the Ashoka Fellowship in 2007 and the TED Fellowship in 2009.
  • Recipient of the prestigious Visible Award 2019, awarded for her socially engaged art practice
  • Recently awarded the Jane Lombard Fellowship by the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School, New York
  • BBC listed her as one of the 12 artists changing the world in 2019

Interest Areas

public art; community engagement; research; photography; performance; text; feminism

Creative Practice and Outreach

Productions titled:

  • Talk To Me
  • Hahaha Sangha
  • I Never Ask For It/Meet me to Sleep, Ford Foundation Gallery, New York

Collaborative Research:

  • Reporting To Remember
  • Feminist Hashtag project

Projects showcase:

I Never Ask For It mission

interim semester courses to build ‘Action Sheroes, Heroes, Theyroes on campus