Ravi Agarwal

Ravi Agarwal is an artist, writer, curator and founding director of Toxics Link.

Toxic Link is an environmental NGO which has over the last two decades pioneered work on chemical safety, toxics, waste and the recycling sector. Relating to such topics, Ravi has sat on several standards and regulatory committees and actively participates in UNEP, EU, WHO forums. In 1994 he lead the successful campaign to save the Delhi Ridge Forest and has been an active advocate for Delhi’s green and river areas. Working in photography, video, public art and installation his work on the relationship between society, culture and nature has been exhibited at Kochi Biennial (2016), Sharjah Biennial (2013) and Documenta XI (2002). In 2011 he co-curated the Yamuna-Elbe project, an Indo German twin city public art and ecology  project. Trained as an engineer and in business management he has been awarded the IFCS -WHO Special Recognition Award (2008) and the Ashoka fellowship (1998). Ravi writes regularly both in academic and in the popular media on sustainability issues.

Date of publication

Thu 1 Feb 2018