“Insomnia; headaches; jump out of the high window but on to the rain-soaked ground where the fall won’t be fatal. Endless tossing with eyes closed, exposed to any random glance”
— Franz Kafka
Renu Redhu completed her M.A (HRM & LR) from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai in 2016. She attained a M.Sc in Physics from the University of Mumbai (2012). She is also the recipient of the Indian Academy of Sciences Fellowship from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi (2011), Inter-University Accelerator Fellowship, Delhi (2010) and the ‘INSPIRE’ scholarship for higher education, Government of India (2007). She was formerly a Research Fellow at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. Amongst this range of accomplishments in the field of Science, she continues to excel within the realm of art. A self-taught artist, Renu has showcased her work at Nehru Centre Art Galley, Mumbai (2011) and at ORIS, the annual art exhibition at the Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai (2012). She was also commissioned for two paintings by the Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune (2015). She now lives and works in Mumbai.