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Aatika Singh
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Aatika Singh is a Delhi based artist, activist and scholar. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Arts and Aesthetics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her academic research is on the intersections of art history and the anti-caste movement. Her previous projects were based on gender, mental health and marginality. She finished her law graduation from National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata in 2018 after which she was employed with Navayana Publishing briefly. She was among the three recipients of the International Commission for Dalit Rights Fellowship for Journalists, 2021. She has exhibited political art and poetry in ‘Critical Constellations’ IGNCA, Delhi in 2019, and in ‘De Notified Land’, Project 88, Mumbai, 2019. Her latest art project was at Tikri Border for the just culminated historic farmers’ movement regarding community centric installations. She further plans to explore the philosophical and political connections of aesthetics in the subcontinent with respect to Dalit cultural history and assertion. She has been published with The Hindu, The Wire, Cafe Dissensus, Trolley Times, Indian Cultural Forum et al. She is passionate about emotional labour, alternative cinema, resistance visuality and rural activism traditions.