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Vasvi Oza

Area of Practice

Artist, Art Educator, Translator


B.V.A., F.F.A., MSU, Vadodara, Gujarat

M.V.A., F.F.A.,M.S.U., Vadodara, Gujarat

PhD, Dept of Film Studies and visual cultures, EFL University, Hyderabad, Telangana

Work Experience

  • Assistant Curator, NGMA, Bengaluru
  • Faculty, College of Fine Arts, Chitrakala Parishath, Bangaluru
  • Assistant Professor, School of Arts and Sciences, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru
  • Project Researcher for Baroda Archives, Asia Art Archives
  • Project Researcher for Modern and Contemporary Bibliography of art Writing (Gujarati), Asia Art Archive

Interest Areas

Abstract drawings, Graphic narratives, Images in educational material, Illustrations and question of representation, Social and cultural context of folkstorytelling traditions, History of Art education, Gujarati print culture, Design history

Current Practice at Srishti

  • Teaching units for Visual Communication and Strategic Branding
  • Mentoring for writing research papers
  • Collaborating with Cascoland (an artist collective based in Amsterdam) for the Interim project

Creative Practice and Outreach

  • Translated ‘Modernism/Murderism: The Modern Art Debate in Kumar’, published by Reliable Copy, 2022
  • Showcased my zines at the Zine Library, Gender Bender 2022 at BIC

Recent units facilitated

  • Sign, Symbols and Metaphor
  • Visual Writing from an archive
  • Visual Storytelling workshop
  • Academic Research and Writing

Projects showcase:


Students’ zines analysing gender representation in advertisements, as part of the Unit: sign, Symbol and Metaphor



Re-designed Alphabet Charts based on popular culture references, by students as part of the Unit: Sign, Symbol and Metaphor