Charu Maithani is a researcher, writer and curator based in Delhi. She completed her MA in Aural and Visual Culture from Goldsmiths College, London in 2010. Between 2010-13, she was a Curator and Programs Manager at Khoj International Artists‘ Organisation, Delhi and undertook several residencies and exhibitions including Auditions-International Sound Residency (2013); Of Games, international residency and exhibition (2013); Khoj Dus Tak - a three day event of 27 projects (2012); KhojLive 2012 (2012), an evening of thirteen performances and The Augmented Square Mile (2011), an augmented reality projects with the archives of Khoj community art projects. She was appointed as one of the curators of Students Biennale in Kochi Biennale, 2014-15. As a recipient of an arts research grant by Indian Art Foundation (IFA), 2013-2015, she is studying visualisation and aural adaptations of Hindi science fiction.
As the project manager and researcher, she assisted Gayatri Sinha/Critical Collective in building criticalcollective.in, a website on Indian modern and contemporary art discourse.
She recently co-curated Foveal Experiments (February - March 2015 in Delhi and Paris), a project presenting films and videos by artists and filmmakers as special and continuous screening, attempting to understand the viewing modalities of experimental cinema, videos and artists films.
Her essays and articles have appeared in various Indian publications including Take on Art, Sarai Reader and Art Review Asia.