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    "I C U Jest: Burmese art from 1988" (curator), project at the first Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Mandalay Hall, Kochi, India, 2012

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    Zasha Colah in conversation with Sawangwongse Yawnghwe, KfW, Berlin, 12 November 2014

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    Zasha Colah in conversation with Sawangwongse Yawnghwe, moderated by Dr. Astrid Mania, KfW, Berlin, 12 November 2014

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    Exhibition "Arranging chairs for Ai Weiwei"(co-curator), Clark House Initiative, Mumbai, 2012

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    [Translate to englisch:] Ausstellung “Material Response: Liz Ballard in residence at CSMVS” (Kuratorin), Norwich Castle Museum/CSMVS Museum, Mumbai 2011


Zasha Colah 2014

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"Curators in Residence: Curating Connections" grant scheme organised by KfW Stiftung in collaboration with DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Programme 

The Indian curator Zasha Colah (born 1982 in Mumbai, where she lives and works) often adopts collaborative and participatory approaches focusing on issues surrounding cross-cultural transfer, cultural autonomy and cultural heritage in an unstable socio-political context. 

In 2010, she teamed up with curator Sumesh Sharma to found the Mumbai-based Clark House Initiative, an independent space for projects and exhibitions dedicated to exploring new curatorial methods. Two years earlier, she had organised "blackrice", a communal project in the Indian state of Nagaland. With degrees in history of art from Oxford and in curating from London, Colah was curator at Mumbai's CSMVS Museum, formerly known as Prince of Wales Museum of Western India. 

Events with Zasha Colah (in English, free admission): 

28 October 2014, 7pm 
Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig - Academy of Visual Arts (HGB), Leipzig 
Lecture “Curatorial Perspectives: Clark House Initiative Bombay” 
Einführung: Prof. Dr. Beatrice von Bismarck 

12 November 2014, 7pm 
KfW, Berlin Branch 
Zasha Colah in conversation with Sawangwongse Yawnghwe Moderator: Dr. Astrid Mania 
Welcome address: Dr. Ulrich Schröder (Board of KfW Stiftung), Katharina Narbutovič (director of DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Programme) 
Introduction: Dr. Nicola Müllerschön (Programme Manager Arts & Culture, KfW Stiftung) 

19 November 2014, 7pm 
Städelschule, Frankfurt 
Introduction: Prof. Philippe Pirotte, Dr. Stefanie Heraeus 
Organised in collaboration with the MA programme Curatorial Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt, and Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste
– Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main

Daniela Leykam
Programme Manager Arts & Culture

Dr. Nicola Müllerschön 
Programme Manager Arts & Culture