Tanvi Mishra

photo editor, curator, writer

Delhi, IN

politics fiction photography

Tanvi Mishra is a Delhi-based photo editor, curator, and writer. Among her interests are the politics of representation within the photographic medium and its impact on South Asian histories and narratives, as well as the notion of fiction in photography, particularly in the current political landscape.

Mishra currently works as the creative director of The Caravan, a journal of politics and culture published out of Delhi. She is part of the editorial team of PIX, a South Asian publication and display practice. In 2013 and 2015, she was part of the Delhi Photo Festival team in India and was the guest curator at the second edition of Photo Kathmandu, held in Nepal in 2016. Her writings on photography have appeared in various publications, such as Transformations-Exploring Changes in an Around Photography, WHY EXHIBIT (published by FW: BOOKS) and The Caravan, amongst others.

She has served on various juries, including the Hindu Photojournalism Awards 2019, the selection committee of World Press Photo's Joop Swart Masterclass, and was a curatorial collaborator for the Greenpeace Photo Award 2018. She is a mentor for the 2019 Women Photograph program.