Latika Gupta

Latika Gupta trained in visual culture studies (MA, MPhil) from JNU in Delhi. She was a research fellow at SOAS, London (2017) on a Charles Wallace Trust India Fellowship. As associate editor at Marg publications, she edited the quarterly journal from 2016-2020. Recent publications include Museum Futures, Turia + Kant 2021 (co-editor), Art and Ecology, Marg, March 2020 (co-editor) and Draw of the Hills, Marg, June 2018 (editor). She curated the permanent exhibition for a trade-routes artifacts museum in Kargil, Ladakh and is interested in community museums and the shifting registers of value and meaning-making of ritual and everyday objects across different sites.  She is currently working on a research project on Buddhist ritual and material culture in the trans-Himalayas with a fellowship from the India Foundation of the Arts, and teaches courses on Himalayan visual and material culture as visiting faculty at Ashoka University, Sonipat.