Ashmi Mridul is a multidisciplinary artist, interested in making art more accessible by bringing it into the public realm. She designs participatory projects to facilitate research and experiential learning. Through her projects, she engages with the everyday to interact with diverse communities and people around the world.
She graduated in Interaction Design Arts from the London College of Communication. At university, she was awarded a scholarship for Route Artlantique, a local arts residency in Senegal. She explored her interest in participatory art by working with art and architectural and firms in UK, Berlin and India. On her return to her hometown, she worked on an oral history project with the Mehrangarh Fort & Museum (Jodhpur), documenting unheard stories of Marwari women.
Formerly, she was awarded an art grant for the Gender Bender Festival (2019) in Bangalore. She also exhibited at the Irregulars Art Fair (2019) in New Delhi and Science Museum Lates (2018) in London.