Indie A. Choudhury


Indie A. Choudhury is a recipient of a 2020-21 Doctoral Research Fellowship at the Yale Center for British Art, where she is completing her PhD thesis from Stanford – entitled The Solace of Color: Frank Bowling’s White Paintings, 1962-2016 – and working on various curatorial and research projects including as lead curator for their forthcoming exhibition on Hew Locke. Her work has also been supported by a range of Stanford Fellowships and Awards including the Stanford Research Institute of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation.

Indie A. Choudhury received her BA from the University of Cambridge and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Cultural Management from the University of London. She has extensive museum and gallery experience in a number of curatorial, research, and education roles. From 2003 to 2011, she held professional roles in the UK museum and gallery sector including the Institute of International Visual Arts (Iniva), the National Maritime Museum, and Tate. Her research and teaching interests have an interdisciplinary remit focusing upon postwar art and literary cultures within the Black Atlantic, particularly histories and theories of resistance, time and metaphysics, poetics-poethics, abstraction, and subjectivity. She has published in NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art and Panorama: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art and has forthcoming publications on Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin, and Clementine Hunter and Toni Morrison.