Ranjit Hoskoté is a poet, cultural theorist, and general secretary of the PEN All-India Centre. He has authored thirty books, including poetry collections, volumes of art criticism, translations, and studies in cultural history. His essays on art, architecture, literature, and the politics of culture have been published in international journals and anthologies. His key research interests include the history of transcultural encounter and the possibility of a critical, insurgent cosmopolitanism. Hoskoté co-curated the 7th Gwangju Biennale (2008) and was curator of India’s first ever national pavilion at the Venice Biennale (2011).
As of January 2019