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Noopur Desai

Noopur Desai

Noopur Desai is an art writer and researcher based in Pune. Currently, She is a Ph.D. scholar at the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Noopur co-edits an online journal, Hakara: a bilingual journal of creative expression, published in Marathi and English.

In the past she has worked as a researcher with Jackfruit Research and Design, Bangalore, and Devi Art Foundation, Delhi; and in research and programming at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, and Mohile Parikh Centre, Mumbai. Noopur Desai worked on an archival research project with Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong, titled Publication Project that seeks to examine the trajectories of art writing and art criticism in Marathi periodicals. She is also associated with the Centre for Arts and Social Practice (CASP), Pune chapter.