Siddharth Khajuria

I’m a photographer, cultural producer + curator, and writer.

I’m Director and co-founder of Grand Plan, a charity awarding £1,000 grants to artists and creative people of colour. 

I used be Director of Science Gallery London, a public gallery at the meeting point between art, science and health. Before that, I was public programming lead at the Barbican, where I also co-led a strategic unit, the Barbican Incubator. A long time ago, I worked in a number of producing roles at the BBC.

Selected projects:

A Science Gallery London programme shaped by collaborations between artists, academics, young people, activists, local organisations and the wider public. 

👨‍💻 A season about the ways AI is woven into our lives, curated by the Science Gallery London and Future Everything teams

📢 An online programme of events about the power of power curated by Suzanne Alleyne, Banff and the Barbican’s public programming team

📚 An ethnographic book project of dialogue overheard at home, work and in between 

🏡 A project exploring who our buildings and spaces are designed for, curated by Jon Astbury and Jos Boys, designed by EDIT Collective and part of the public progamme at the Barbican

⛰ A multi-disciplinary residency and expedition focusing on alternative infrastructures for cultural production

📢 A talk about how unlikely communities of people from different disciplines shape the public programme at the Barbican

✍️ An essay about building a public programme for an arts centre’s public foyer spaces, written with Razia Jordan

⚙️ An experimental year-long venue at the Barbican, hosting events exploring what it means to be human in the face of technological change

⚙️ A cross-disciplinary exploration of what it means to grow old in Britain today, led by Liminal Space and part of the public programme at the Barbican

📢 A talk about the impacts of digital culture on cultural programming

🎧 A temporary ‘cinema for listening’ in the Barbican’s public foyers, curated by Nina Garthwaite and Eleanor McDowall

📹 A music video featuring beautiful signs and Welsh hills, made with Tom Rosenthal

📹 A trippy short film exploring the Crossrail tunnels being built beneath London

📸 Photos on Instagram

🐦 Very occasional tweets

If you’d like to get in touch, please email: sidk86 [at] gmail [dot] com