Kaushik Bhaumik is Associate Professor in Cinema Studies at the School of Art and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Until recently he was Deputy Director of the Osian's-Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema. He has published a number of articles on world and Indian cinemas, and guest edited the special issue of Marg on 100 Years of Bombay Cinema. He is co-editor of Visual Sense: A Cultural Reader, 2009, and his monograph on early Bombay cinema is forthcoming. He has also written on contemporary Indian art, engaging with the work of artists such as Nilima Sheikh, Shilpa Gupta, Rags Media Collective and Desire Machine Collective. He collaborated with artist Vishal K. Dar in the show 'The Rise of the Brow Nationals', 2012.