Writer | Five Million Incidents
An independent researcher, Najrin Islam is a postgraduate from the School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU. She has written for several platforms including Critical Collective, ArtAsiaPacific and the National Cinema Series published by Rowman and Littlefield. Najrin was awarded the Art Writers’ Award 2018-19 by TAKE on Art magazine and Pro Helvetia Swiss-Arts Council which resulted in a residency-based publication titled ‘Archive as Medium: Exploring the Performative Body’. She has worked as the Associate Editor for Art Dose magazine, Cinema edition (October 2019) which focused on marginal histories of Indian cinema and questions of visibility across changing bodies of reception.