Pooja Sood editor of title "The Khoj Book"
The definitive assessment of contemporary Indian art Khoj International Artists' Workshop was established in 1997. Based on a model of learning by exchange, the initiative has impacted contemporary art practice in a fundamental manner. To celebrate ten years of its existence, Khoj brings together an unusual collection of critical essays by distinguished writers and the work and interviews of 101 artists who have been connected with Khoj over the years.At a time when state-supported art institutions are on the wane and the commercial gallery network seems to be the only viable forum for artists, this stunningly produced, landmark volume helps assess the scope and impact of alternative forums on contemporary art practice in India and maps its journey over a significant decade. It is a collector's volume for anyone interested in delving deep into the subject.