Education

MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston/ Tufts University, 2004
BFA, Goa College of Art, 1999

Graphic Novels

  • Sauptik: Blood and Flowers (Parva 2)
    – HarperCollins India 2016 (English)
  • Adi Parva: Churning of the Ocean (Parva 1)
    – HarperCollins India 2012 (English)
    – Au Diable Vauvert  2012 (French)
  • Kari
    – HarperCollins India, 2008 (English)
    – Au Diable Vauvert,  2008 (French)
    – Metropoli D’Asia, 2010 (Italian, titled ‘Nel Cuore di Smog City’)

Work in Anthologies

  • Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean (Zubaan/Allen&Unwin 2015)
  • Shaping the World: Women Writers on Themselves (Hayhouse 2014)
  • Obliterary Journal (Blaft 2012)
  • Water Myths from Around the World (Tulika 2010)
  • Stories for Girls (Puffin 2008)

Visual Columns
Book of Hours,
(bimonthly) National Geographic Traveller (India) 2014 – present
Umbilical,
(monthly) First City magazine 2008-2013
Butterflying, (weekly) Navhind Times 1998-99

Work experience

Guest lecturer at École européenne supérieure de l’image (EESI), Angouleme, France (2012-present)
Guest lecturer at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad (2013-present)
Guest lecturer at University of Caen, France (2015)
Guest lecturer at IIT Gandhinagar (2013)
Mindfields
magazine, Co-Founder, Editor, 2007-2012
Art Department Co ordinator, Indus International School, 2004-06
Gallery talk lecturer, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, 2003-04
Copywriter, Enterprise Nexus (Lowe Group), 1999-2000

Awards, Residencies etc

Writing Residency at La Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme (2009, 2014 – 16)
Writing residency + scholarship, Villa Marguerite Yourcenar, France, May-June 2014
Panelist at Commonwealth Games/Scottish PEN Literary event, June 2014
Recipient of the CNL grant (France) for writer/visual artists  July 2012
Speaker at the Comica London International Comic Festival, London 2012
Panelist at Internazionale Festival, Ferrara (Italy), 2011
Panelist at Salone del Libro Torino (Italy), 2010
Panelist at ‘Free the Word!’ Festival, UK 2010
Awarded a TED fellowship, 2009
Panelist at London Book Fair 2009
Artist Grant from Embassy of France, New Delhi, 2009
Kari shortlisted for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Award, 2008
Boit Exhibition and Award recipient, Boston, 2003
Semi-finalist, 1st American Student Graphic Novel Contest, 2003
Nominated for the St.Botolph Award by faculty, SMFA, Boston, 2003
Deans Discretionary Fund Grant, SMFA, Boston, 2002
Student Annual Show (Juried) Boston, 2002/03/04

Group shows

‘Graphic Babel’, La Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme, France, 2016
Orientellers’,
Rome, Italy 2014
‘En Residence’,
La Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme, France, 2013
Her Stories’,
SAWCC, Queens Museum of Art, New York City 2012
‘Cent pour Cent’
, Museum of Comics, Angouleme, France, 2010
‘Transportraits’,
Alliance Francaise, New Delhi, India, 2010
‘Crayonnes’
, La Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme, France, 2010
‘Films That Do Not Exist’, Brickbottom Gallery, Boston, USA, 2004
‘9 Artists MFA Thesis Show Tufts University Boston, USA, 2004

 

 

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