Session 3: 
Date: 8
th February 2014
Time: 2pm

Pioneer Panel: Firsthand Perspectives on Developing Infrastructure for Contemporary Art in South Asia and its Challenges and Breakthroughs

Six visionaries who have established support systems for artists and curators in South Asia will talk about their journeys toward realizing their various missions, and the setbacks and successes they have met along the way. What do they see as key fundamentals to developing a significant arts institution in the region? How have their missions evolved over time, and how do they see the institutions they work with developing over the next ten years?

Moderator: Shreela Ghosh (British Council)

Pooja Sood (India, institution: Khoj)
Anoushka Hempel (Sri Lanka, institution: Colombo Biennale)
Shahidul Alam (Bangladesh, institution: Chobi Mela)
Rashid Rana (Pakistan, institution: Beaconhouse University, Mohatta Palace Museum)
Riyas Komu (India, Kochi Muziris Biennale)
Alessio Antoniolli (UK, institution: Triangle Arts Network)