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Sita Reddy

Sita Reddy

Sita Reddy is a writer, scholar, and museum curator based in Hyderabad. She has been Fellow at the Smithsonian Institution and visiting professor at the University of Hyderabad. A social historian of medicine with a doctorate from UPenn, she has written on the visual history of Ayurveda and Yoga and decolonization of museum collections, and curated exhibitions in established as well as alternative galleries. Her current project on Indian botanical art grows out of grants from IFA and Wellcome Trust, and one resulting publication has been the guest-edited special issue of Marg: “The Weight of a Petal: Ars Botanica” (Dec 2018).