Tausif Noor


Tausif Noor studies global modern and contemporary art with a focus on South Asia and its histories of decolonization. He is interested in the intersections of art and politics, particularly with regard to histories of nationalism and internationalism, postcolonialism, and Marxist thought. He holds a BA in art history and government from Dartmouth College, an MA in Art and Politics from Goldsmiths, University of London, and was a 2014-15 Fulbright Student Fellow in India, where he worked on the Kochi-Muziris Biennale and at the Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art. Tausif has worked at the Whitney Museum, the Imperial War Museum, and the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was the Spiegel-Wilks Curatorial Fellow from 2017-20. His criticism and essays can be found in Artforum,The New York Times, and frieze, among others, as well as in catalogues and collected volumes.

Advisor: Atreyee Gupta