Bhavisha Panchia is a curator and researcher within the field of visual and audio culture. Her research interests are leveled at anti/decolonial practices, global South-North relations, production and circulation of (digital) media, tech-colonialism, including the politics of sound and music In relation to diasporic formations. Panchia holds a BA Fine Arts Degree and MA History of Art Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, including a MA in Curatorial Practice from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, New York.
Panchia has brought label and publishing platform Nothing to Commit Records (NTCR) to the season. NTCR is committed to the production and expansion of knowledge related to contemporary art, literature and music within and across the global South. NTCR serves to expand on existing cultural artifacts, to not only recuperate neglected histories and cultural heritage, but also as a means to producing an archive for future consideration and exploration. One of the platform’s more directed concerns is dedicated to exploring the social and ideological signification of sound and music to rethink the social, spatial and geopolitical.