Star Alumni

Vidhya Gouresan Nair

Curatorial Director of The Gallery of Gnani Arts 
MA Asian Art Histories, Class of 2011

Vidhya is a Singapore-based art curator and currently the Curatorial Director of The Gallery of Gnani Arts – a leading contemporary art gallery in Singapore and the region. She has curated more than 40 contemporary art exhibitions since 2003, and contributes to research and writing within the visual arts sector on a regular basis.

From 2000–2006, Vidhya researched for the South Asia Department of the Asian Civilisations Museum and the Singapore Philatelic Museum. Vidhya was the first curator of the multimedia-based SGH Museum (situated at the historic Bowyer Block in the Outram Campus). 

Her research interests revolve around asian aesthetics, the significance of ethnic rituals and objects, the sculptural tradition of medieval South India and the impact of contemporary visual culture and image-making. She has edited and written for several catalogue publications, all of which have been accessioned into the collection of the National Library Board, Singapore.