Ravi Agarwal | Studio Residency 2009Switzerland | Visual Arts
26 Feb - 27 March 2009 — Visual Arts
Residency location: Basel
Partner Organisation: iaab, Basel
Ravi Agarwal is an artist, environmental activist, writer and curator. He has pursued an art practice integrally with his other pursuits. His current interest span questions around ecology and society, urban space and capital in interrelated ways. He works with photographs, video, and public art.
His work has been shown very widely internationally, including at Documenta XI, the Sharjah Biennial (2013), and Indian Highway (2009) etc. He co-curated the Yamuna-Elbe, Indo German twin city public art and ecology twin city project in 2011 New Delhi. Ravi is also the founder of the Indian environmental NGO Toxics Link which has pioneered work on waste and chemicals , and campaigns on conserving the river and the forest in Delhi. He was awarded the UN Special Recognition Award for Chemical Safety (2008) and the Ashoka Fellowship (1997).