Director, Projects

Latika Gupta completed an MPhil in Visual Studies from JNU and has received fellowships from the India Foundation for the Arts, Nehru Trust, and the Charles Wallace Trust India. She was a research fellow at SOAS, London in 2017. She has worked as a curator at the NGMA, KHOJ International Artists’ Association, curated exhibitions of South Asian and international contemporary art, and the permanent exhibition for a museum in Kargil, Ladakh. She taught at the Dr. BDL Museum’s postgraduate diploma course and was co-mentor for the Curatorial Intensive South Asia programme in 2019, 2021 & 2023. She is visiting faculty of art history at Ashoka University since 2021. From 2016-2020, she was Associate Editor at Marg publications. She is a part of the editorial collective of ‘100 Histories of 100 Worlds in 1 Object’ and an associate editor of South Asian Studies.

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Visual Design, Media & Archives

Sourav Sil is a visual artist. He completed his M.Des in Photography Design from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. In 2018, he received a scholarship from Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai to study at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig. His works have been a part of the exhibition “Modernism in India – Through the NID Archives” (2019-20) at Museo Cabanas, Guadalajara, Mexico.


Accounts & Administration Officer

Santosh Sahni has been in charge of accounts at SSAF since 2018. He completed his CA (Inter) in 2019 and is pursuing his final CA studies. Prior to SSAF, he has five years of work experience in the corporate sector.

Archives & Communications Assistant

Maithili Bavkar is an artist based in New Delhi. She completed her Masters in Visual Arts from Ambedkar University, Delhi in 2022. She was a Curatorial Fellow in the Students’ Biennale, Kochi Biennale Foundation 2022 and is a member of the Crown Letter Collective since 2020. Her exhibitions include BOOK SHOW-I (2024), curated by Priyesh Gothwal; and TEXTXET (2023) at The Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA) New Delhi; and collective group exhibitions by The Crown Letter Project at Fondation Fiminco, Paris (2021); and Institut français de Prague (2023).


Gayatri Uppal is an arts professional based in New Delhi. She was with the Sher-Gil Sundaram Arts Foundation (SSAF) for nearly eight years, from its very inception in 2016 up to 2024. Handling the Foundation’s office singly for the first several years, she worked closely  with SSAF’s Founder and Managing Trustee, Vivan Sundaram, as Programme Coordinator; from February 2021 to February 2024 she was Associate Director, Grants. She is the advertising associate for Artforum in India, the Middle East and Turkey. She has been a curator of programmes at Khoj International Artists’ Association and an independent programme manager. Gayatri completed a Master’s in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths, University of London. She participated in the Gwangju Biennale International Curator Course in 2014.