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Ravi Agarwal is an interdisciplinary artist, environmental campaigner, writer, and curator. His work bridges the divide between art and activism, to politicize the entangled questions of nature and its futures. Using photography, video, text, and installation he poses questions about ecology and society, culture, urbanity, etc. He has been shown widely, including at, the Biennials of Havana (2019) Yinchuan (2018), Kochi (2016), Sharjah (2013), dOCUMENTA XI (2002), etc. He has curated large public art projects such as the Yamuna-Elbe, twin city project (2011), and Embrace our Rivers, an Indo- European project (2018), and was the photography curator for the Serendipity Arts Festival 2018 and 2019. He recently curated New Natures, A terrible beauty is born at the Goethe Institute and CSMVS Museum, Mumbai, and the exhibition curated by him, Imagined Documents will be shown at the Les Recontres d' Arles 2022. He has edited books (The Crisis of Climate Change, Routledge, 2021; Embrace Our Rivers – Kerber, 2017), journals (Marg- Art and Ecology issue - April 2020, IIC journal Spring 2020), and publishes regularly on art and sustainability (Alien Waters in The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, and Climate Change, 2021). His works are in several private and public collections. Ravi is also the founder-director of the environmental NGO Toxics Link and recipient of the UN Award for Chemical Safety and the Ashoka Fellowship and is a Communications Engineer and MBA by training.

Silent Roots, 2022