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Sreejata Roy

Studio grant holder in Malmö September - November 2017


Sreejata Roy has completed Mphil from Coventry school of Art and Design, Coventry University, Roy's present practice involves working with young people for a decade through variety of forms of art practices connecting the ideas of public spaces in the low income colonies in New Delhi. She has been awarded with 'Public Art' grant from FICA and completed reshaping a community park in one of those low income colonies. The Park project from India has been selected for final jury in International Public Art Award 2015. She has also worked exploring community and public spaces in other parts of India and UK. Presently working on a year long project in Khirkee, urban village exploring the idea of women in public space supported by Khoj International Artist Association , New Delhi. She is simultaneously engaging with homeless women exploring the idea of women in public space at the shelter in Jama Masjid supported by ArtReach India, New Delhi. She is awarded with other prestigious scholarships in India and abroad and have participated in many exhibitions, residencies, workshops at national and international level. She has nominated for Women of Worth 2016 for the category Arts for Life’s Sake (Arts) by NDTV. Roy was briefly associated as a researcher for IFA (Indian Foundation for Arts) Exhibition/Curatorial policy Project with CCMG ( Centre for Culture Media and Governance) Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. Roy as apart of Revue, has been collaborating with Mrityunjay Chatterjee on these various community and public art projects in India and abroad for the last several years starting with a two-part residency at Khoj International Artists Association (New Delhi) in 2008-9, at Khoj International Artists' Association was their first collaborative venture. Along with their individual art practice, they are involved individually and together in community-based art and design pedagogy and media-focused research.


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