Kanika Anand is an independent art writer and curator. She holds a Master’s degree in Art History from the National Museum Institute, India and has been curatorial fellow at the Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France (2012-13). She has worked extensively with galleries and alternative spaces such as Exit Art and the Gagosian Gallery in the United States, the Centre National d'Art Contemporain in France and with Rajeev Sethi Scenographers and Gallery Espace in India. Her curatorial approach hinges on articulating the relevance of socio-cultural practices, and their function as a reflection of contemporary times.
She writes for national and international art publications, including overseeing the seven volume series of published research essays for Serendipity Arts Trust, India (2017-18). She is the Founder of Parked-At, a roving exhibition platform based in New Delhi (2016- present), presenting alternative modes of viewing, engagement and participation, and is Core Team Member of the Indian Ceramics Triennale.
She was selected as the Indian participant to the Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) 2018, a European Union project implemented by the Goethe Institut and partners, and organised by the Cultural Diplomacy Platform and the European Cultural Foundation.
She is based between Vancouver and New Delhi.