Dissertation Colloquium 2022
Veda Thozhur Kolleri
Veda Thozhur Kolleri is a visual artist living between Pattiam, Greater Noida and Vadodara. She works with drawing, video, photography and writing. She is interested in the ecological contexts in which she lives and works, and through her practice, is attentive to processes of sedimentation, decay, accumulation and growth. She has a close relationship with the plants and animals in her environment, which drives her to actively engage with the natural world, and work with it.
Veda was a participant in the 2018 Peers Share Programme at Khoj International Artists’ Association, the 4th Edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018, and a fellow at the Home Workspace Programme 2018-2019 at Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, for which she received a scholarship from the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation. She has a BA in Anthropology and Psychology from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, an Undergraduate Diploma in Art and Design from Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, and an MFA from Shiv Nadar University