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Nathaniel Gaskell

Curator and Creative Director, Tasveer Arts

Nathaniel Gaskell is a curator and creative director at Tasveer in India. He holds a degree in Photography from the AIB, United Kingdom and a Masters in Cultural Studies from the London Consortium (a multidisciplinary school ran by the Tate Modern, the Architectural Association and the Institute of Contemporary Art). Following his studies Nathaniel worked for the London photography dealer Eric Franck and at Source Photographica in Melbourne.

In 2010 he joined Tasveer – a pan-India gallery which programmes exhibitions across India, namely in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. Since joining the gallery Nathaniel was worked on bringing exhibitions by international photographers to India, such as Norman Parkinson, Karen Knorr and Maimouna Guerresi. His recent curatorial projects include a survey show of Japanese photography, co-curated with Shiho Kito (Hikari: Contemporary Photography from Japan, 2012), a solo exhibition by Raghu Rai (Divine Moments, 2012) and a retrospective of the Indian photographs of Derry Moore (Evening Ragas, 2012).

He has published several essays and articles for the Indian media on photography, and regularly writes for exhibition catalogues, including Maharajas (2011), Chinese Photography Now (2011) and Hikari: Contemporary Photography from Japan (2012), all published by Tasveer.

Since 2011, Nathaniel has been a judge for the India Foundation for the Arts Photography Prize, in association with TFA. He currently lives in Bangalore, India.

Nathaniel Gaskell