Aparna Agrawal is an interdisciplinary artist working in video, video installation, and sculpture. Her research interests and narratives in her work revolve around postcolonial issues, transnational migration and identity, visual anthropology and essay films, feminist video, and cinema of the diaspora.
Agrawal received her MFA in Film/Video at the School of Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, and has been a practicing studio artist in sculpture and printmaking for 20 years leading up this advance work.
Agrawal has received a Mass Cultural Council (NEFA) award for sculpture and several exhibition, travel grants, and research awards. Her work is in collections at Harvard University, Brandeis University, foundations, and private collections.
Agrawal was born in Delhi, India, migrated to the United States at the age of nine, and resides in Boston. She is a museum educator and visual arts faculty in schools.