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Date and time: Wednesday, March 22, 2023. 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT / 4:30PM - 5:30PM IST

Join us live on Twitter for a topical discussion highlighting the unique challenges and opportunities within India's arts ecosystem.

India's diverse geography, demographics and rich cultural history create unique challenges and opportunities for its arts ecosystem. Tech-led initiatives are overcoming these barriers by enabling Indian artists to build local and national communities with global reach.

Meet the panel

Sanaa Sachdev
Sanaa Sachdev is Operations Director at
Pictorum Art Group. With experience in Marketing & PR, combined with a shared passion for art, she is expanding Pictorum’s services into the Indian market. She holds an MA in Economics and Business from the University of St Andrews.Angad B Sodhi
Angad B Sodhi, a visual & spoken word artist of Indian origin, advocates for artist empowerment & decentralized creator economy. He is co-founder of -Colours of India to support Indian artists entering NFT space & raise web3 awareness. He also curates for festivals & set up India’s first NFT Gallery.Simran Wahan
Simran Wahans is an Indian artist who works with Figurative & Abstract Art. A traditional artist for 24 years, her work is inspired by culture, social & spiritual learning. Simran works with acrylic paints, watercolors, inks, screen prints & digital tools to create eclectic art.Varun Desai
Varun Desai is a computer engineer turned multi-disciplinary artist. He leads the Tezos India Arts & Culture initiative supporting artists, galleries and festivals in web3. He is also a teacher and lecturer in technology.

Meet the host

Leo Crane
Leo Crane is a creative producer, artist and educator. He leads courses at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, V&A and British Library exploring figurative art, animation and art business.

Twitter: @leocrane

Tune in on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT / 4:30PM - 5:30PM IST on the Sotheby's Institute of Art Twitter channel.