Flow India was the brainchild of Eliza Hilton and Katherine Rose. They had been involved in consultancy work for Flow in the UK, then moved to India in 2010. They delivered a range of consultancy and training projects in India for clients such as the British Council, V&A Museum and several Indian art foundations. From 2012 they focused on delivering programmes for schools and young people in Delhi and beyond, aiming to build capacity and appetite for education that can be transformed through creative and cultural learning.
For more information about their work see http://www.flowindia.com/
Expertise gained in: UK, India, Afghanistan
Prior to joining Flow (to set-up our Indian operation) combined two careers in international development and education. She has worked with numerous NGOs including the Aga Khan Foundation and built schools in provincial Afghanistan.
She managed the establishment of a research network for Oxford University before teaching in government schools in the UK for four years. Eliza has specialist training in literacy and mathematical development and in the Philosophy for Children methodology.
She holds a BA in Classics from Oxford University, an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS, London University and a Postgraduate Teaching Certificate from Oxford Brookes University.
Sujata is a museologist and art historian, bringing her infectious enthusiasm to a wide range of adult and child learning experiences.
Prior to joining Flow Sujata held a senior role at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, responsible for planning and coordinating exhibitions, and devising and conducting tours and talks.
Sujata is a world expert on Indian textiles and an ongoing consultant for TAPI (Textiles and Arts of the People of India). Sujata has been visiting faculty at NMI, NIFT, NM and Lady Irwin College. She has a BFA in Art History from Baroda and an MA in Museology from the National Museum Institute in Delhi.
Arundhati is an outstanding cultural learning professional and designer who leads on Flow’s production of educational content, liaising with clients to maximise learning experiences and outcomes.
Prior to joining Flow, she worked with India’s leading exhibit design practices, developing unique communication models that create engaging visitor experiences.
She was the Project Lead for the ambitious Khasla Heritage Centre, that reopened in 2011 as Virasat e Khalsa in Punjab. She is a graduate of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
Sanjana Sarkar helps Flow develop content for schoolchildren that links out-of-school and out-of-the-box experiences to their curriculum. She takes responsibility for mentoring and training facilitators to ensure optimal delivery on the day.
In particular she brings a passion for and experience of performance and drama to Flow’s work in schools. Sanjana has previously held various positions that reflect her passions for painting, theatre, visual media, writing and social work.
She was recently the studio manager and research assistant for the artist Subodh Gupta. Sanjana has a BA and MA in English from Jadavpur University in Kolkata.
Adele joined Flow in 2012 and leads business development and sales. She is passionate in her belief that museums can be the best learning resources for all children to engage children in learning about their heritage in a deeper and longer lasting-way.
- MA (Arts and Aesthetics), JNU
- BA in History and South Asian Studies from SOAS, University of London
- English Teacher (Pondicherry, Delhi)
Mehak works to market the work of Flow India and also helps develop our Contemporary Fine Art programming. She brings an impressive range of skills to Flow and a strong knowledge of the contemporary art world.
- BSc NYU Stern School of Business (Business and Marketing)
- Previously intern, MOMA New York
- Previously, senior project officer art displays in the new Mumbai airport terminal
Waseem leads on the organisation and administration of the Flow India office, and deals calmly with the purchasing requirements of complex programmes. Waseem has experience as a shop and office manager and as a father of young children a passion for education and culture.
- BA Delhi University (History)
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