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Zehra is an art historian interested in exploring and analysing the socio-political contexts of South Asian art history, including its relationship to British Imperial pasts and presents. She speaks regularly at academic conferences as well as at museums, art fairs and literary festivals. Find a selection here.
In 2022, Zehra joined the University of Bristol’s faculty as a Lecturer in the History of Art.
From 2016-2021, Zehra lectured on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, where she completed her doctorate, and was an Associate Lecturer. Subsequently, she was a visiting lecturer at various academic institutions in the UK and Asia, as well as lecturing for the prestigious MA in “Asian Art Histories” at Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore.
Zehra is an art historian with a background in art criticism, specialising in South Asian art. She has written for Frieze; ArtAsiaPacific, Art Review Asia, ART India and continues to be a regular contributor to Artforum International, as well as to write art books and catalogues and contribute to academic publications. A selection of her writing can be accessed here.