Alnoor Mitha

Born in Uganda, East Africa, Alnoor Mitha is an Indian-British academic, artist and curator of South Asian contemporary art. He is Senior Research Fellow at Manchester School of Art, and co-founder and director of Asia Triennial Manchester since 2008, Europe’s only Triennial dedicated to contemporary visual art on the theme of Asia. He was previously founder and director of Shisha (2001–2011), the international agency for contemporary South Asian crafts and visual arts. He recently curated a retrospective of Anish Kapoor in Moss, Norway.