Noopur Desai


Noopur Desai is a Researcher with Asia Art Archive (AAA) in India, New Delhi. She has conceptualised and developed the Mrinalini Mukherjee Archive (consisting of over 2400 records) and co-curated exhibitions showcasing materials from the archive in New Delhi and Hong Kong. She has also co-organised research projects and programmes including Art Schools of Asia (2022) and Modern Art Histories in and across Africa, South and Southeast Asia (2019–20). Her ongoing projects include Modernism in the Magazines, a digitisation project focusing on art and cultural journals and ‘little magazines’ from India, as well as Primary Documents: South Asia, an anthology of art writings to be published by AAA in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).