Shelly Jyoti

Shelly Jyoti is a visual/textile artist, fashion designer, poet and an independent curator. 

Her work focuses on Gandhi’s ideology of nation building for creating moral and peaceful societies, relevant for 21stCentury. She works with various media, excavating from colonial history and celebrating the subaltern. She is trained as a fashion designer from National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, and she earned her MA in English Literature from Punjab University, Chandigarh.

Recent exhibition and lecture include: Bound by Duty: An idea of Swaraj and Collectiveness’ (2008-19) at India International Centre, New Delhi; Jehangir Art gallery Mumbai; A retrospective show titled’ Revisiting Gandhi: The Art of Shelly Jyoti (2009-2018) at Indira Gandhi National centre for Arts, IGNCA, New Delhi and recent select lectures at George Washington University at the Textile Museum at Washington Dc, National Museum New Delhi, ‘Gandhi king conference’ at The Stanford University, CA in 2019. 

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