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Funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought at the New School incubates advanced transdisciplinary research and practice at the intersection of social theory and design and fosters dialogue on related themes across the university.

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Sreshta Rit Premnath

Sreshta Rit Premnath is the 2016-17 GIDEST Artist-in-Residence. An Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Parsons, The New School for Design, he works across multiple media, investigating systems of representation and reflecting on the process by which images become icons and events become history.

SRESHTA RIT PREMNATH is the 2016-17 GIDEST Artist-in-Residence. An Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Parsons School of Design, Rit works across multiple media, investigating systems of representation and reflecting on the process by which images become icons and events become history. 

Rit has had solo exhibitions at KANSAS, New York; Gallery SKE, Bangalore; The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago; Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin; Wave Hill, New York; Art Statements, Art Basel; as well as numerous group exhibitions at venues including The Logan Center, Chicago; Queens Museum, New York; YBCA, San Francisco; Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris; 1A Space, Hong Kong and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York. He is the founder and co-editor of the publication Shifter. He completed his BFA at The Cleveland Institute of Art, his MFA at Bard College, and has attended the Whitney Independent Study Program. He has received grants from Art Matters and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation.

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