Saloni doshi ( born 1979) is an art patron and collector of contemporary , tribal, aboriginal art from India and the subcontinent. Saloni grew up in New Delhi where she went to school at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya. She graduated with a double honors degree in Politics and Economics at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, a Post Graduate Diploma in Social Communications Media at the Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai and then moved on to pursue her Master’s in Media and Communication at the London School of Economics, London. She also has a Diploma in Art Criticism and Theory (ACT) and Indian Art Aesthetics from Jnanapravaha, Mumbai.
In 2009, she decided to develop a part of her warehouse space in South Mumbai into Artist Studios and Residencies to give to the artists’ community something that was lacking and much required in the city – space. An avid reader and photographer, Saloni also wrote for the Arts and Culture pages of TOI. She was the Founder Chairperson of the Bombay Chapter of Young FICCI Ladies Organization (YFLO) and the is current Chairperson for the London School of Economics Alumni in Bombay. In 2016, Saloni was also awarded the prestigious ArtThinkSouthAsia (ATSA) Fellowship sponsored by Khoj, British Council and the Goethe Institute.
Raavi Jaltare- Program Manager
Raavi hails from Pune and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Painting from Sir J.J. School Art, Mumbai. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Photography from the National Institute of Design, Gandhinagar. Her interest in the subject lies in exploring ideas of the self and its relationship with people and spaces. Apart from just photography and painting, you can find her doodling away funny-punny sketches in her notebook when free!
Karthika grew up in Mumbai and did her college at Sophia College for Women. She received a bachelors’ degree in Contemporary Art Practices from Srishti School of Art Design and Technology, Bangalore. Karthika has been developing her work in alternative theatre and performance making as well as her interest into art as her career. She practices contemporary art and digital art along with interest in performance making.
Mr. Mishra was born in 1962 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He did his schooling from CMP Degree College, Allahabad. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Awadh University, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh. He has worked at Jalan Dyeing and Bleaching Mills, Lower Parel for 10 years and is a trusted accountant of Space 118 since 2007.
Krishna V Parab
Mr. Parab was born in 1956 in Malegaon, Maharashtra and did his schooling from At Post, Malegaon, Sindhudurg. He has worked at Kohinoor Mills, Mumbai for 24 years and is a trusted and efficient supervisor of Space 118 since 2007.