Kshetra Collective Organisation / Collective / Group


NameKshetra Collective
ArtformVisual arts
Decades Active2020s


Kshetra Collective is a group of creatives of Indian descent that was founded in 2022. The collective is made up of artist Shruti Yatri, filmmaker Mandrika Rupa, playwright and actor Jacob Rajan, mixed-media artist Tiffany Singh, spatial designer Rafik Patel, visual artist Sarah Dutt and dancer Mandy Rupa-Reid.

Each member brings their experience in their respective fields to the collective, with the larger aim of encouraging the visibility and wider representation of Indian communities in Aotearoa. The collective spotlights the cultural contribution that each artist has made to the country’s creative sector. Currently, they have been focused on creating exhibitions that showcase each member’s individual artistic practice.


Key works / presentations

2023 — Invisible Narratives: Contemporary Indian Creatives from Aotearoa, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata, Pōneke

2022 — A Place to Stand: Contemporary Indian Art in Aotearoa, Auckland War Memorial Museum: Te Taunga Community Hub, Tāmaki Makaurau

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