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Chetna Mehrotra (Chetna)

Community engaged arts, Creative Industries/ cultural+ social business, Dance, Theatre/Drama/ Contemporary circus
Artist (writer/performer/filmmaker/visual artist etc), Designer, Educator / Facilitator, Policy/ research
Disability/ inclusion, Gender, Healing / Wellbeing
Meeting Point 2022
Korean Arts and Education Culture Services, World Climate School ( Norway), ITAC- Oslo, International Playback Theatre Network, Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Board, Spark-a-change Foundation, Lokhandwala Foundation School ( Mumbai), Korea Arts & Culture Education Service (KACES), The 6th International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC6)
Chetna is an Artist and Cultural entrepreneur based in India. She is the founder of Rangbhumi. Rangbhumi(2011), started with Applied Art medium now mostly working in module designs, consultancy, facilitation for organisational cultural building.

In her artistic practice, she creates the idea of Multipartiality in a dialogic medium, mostly by inviting conversation to engage constructively in the transformation of the social fabric. Her curiosity lies in the power and beauty of Embodied learning practices to transform the inner space of “the Stuck” (Arawana Hayashi). For the past two years, she has been engaged with multiple international artists, collectives and institutions, to create a network and space for intercultural knowledge exchanges.

Chetna is a Board member of International Playback Theatre Network (IPTN) and Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed (PTO) – Board member, Women Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Education - Maharashtra, India), and an Advisory Committee member India Drama and Arts Educators Alliance.

She has been published by Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed journal and is on the review panel of RiDE - Research in Drama Education (The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance).
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