Dr. Sria Chatterjee – Researcher
Sria Chatterjee is postdoctoral fellow based at the Max-Planck Kunsthistorisches 4A Laboratory program in Berlin, and a researcher with the Cycles of Circulation project at the Critical Media Lab Basel. Sria holds a PhD from Princeton University and was awarded Princeton University’s Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Honorific Fellowship prize in 2019. Her research focuses on the political ecologies of art and design with a view to transnational and translocal imaginaries and networks that emerge around them.
Sria has held fellowships at the Yale Centre for British Art (2019), Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut (2013-14, 2017), a Paul Mellon Junior Research Fellowship (2016), and grants from the Rockefeller Archive Center (2017), and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (2013, 2017). She was the Frank J. Mather fellow at Princeton in 2012. Sria holds degrees from Jadavpur University in Kolkata, India and Oxford University, UK. She was part of the curatorial team for Das Bauhaus in Kalkutta, an exhibition held at the Bauhaus Stiftung in Dessau, Germany, from March through June 31, 2013, and has been a part of Haus der Kulturen der Welt’s Anthropocene Curriculum project since 2016. Sria lectures widely across art history and the environmental humanities and was most recently a keynote speaker for the Multispecies Justice Symposium at the University of Sydney in Australia.