Priya Srinivasan

Artist, Curator, Writer

Priya Srinivasan is an artist/curator/writer living and working in Naarm / Melbourne committed to exploring decolonization and interdisciplinary feminist performance. She uses her training in classical/experimental Indian dance to look at performance as a tool to inspire critical thought and reflection on the contemporary world. Current global events and social justice issues inspire her creative process including issues of climate change and prevention of violence against women working with people of colour, First Nations artists and local communities to rethink what is contemporary performance. In the last three years Priya has given over 30 performances in Naarm and 32 international performances around the globe in museums, universities and theatres. She has co-curated and produced a new festival called Sangam: Performing Arts Festival of South Asia and Diaspora.