2013 - 2015 Aarti Sunder

Aarti Sunder (DAI, 2015) is interested in the infrastructure of technology, economy, and experience; how we relate to these ideas and how they make us. She recently shared her ideas around artist congregation and the need for renewed solidarities at the Bangkok Biennale 2019 and at Tate’s Imagined Biennales conference. She was a fellow at Ashkal Alwan’s Home Workspace Program in 2016/17 and at Art Dubai in 2017/18. She is the recipient of several fellowships including SARAI City as Studio fellowship for Contemporary Art, Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation-ISCP Residency Scholarship and the Dutch ArtEZ two-year education scholarship. She most recently was a resident artist at Alserkal and has been working with Sommerakademie Paul Klee as a resident for the years 2019-2021. At MIT, Aarti works as a researcher for the Transmedia Storytelling Initiative as well as the Work of the Future taskforce, in addition to studying at MIT

Aarti Sunder is currently a FSC-Harvard Fellow 2021-22.




Learn more about Aarti Sunder’s 20 minute presentation (live) Drawing on a 1:1 scale for Do The Right Thing! - DAI's 3 day marathon of acts, lectures and performances of July 2015 in Arnhem, the Netherlands.

Learn more about Aarti Sunder's written MA thesis: Compatibility Mode

In the academic year 2019-2020 Aarti Sunder returned to DAI as Guest Respondent to the Kitchen.

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