Kiran Dayal

Kiran Dayal was born in 1995 in Delhi, where she currently lives & works. Dayal studied painting at the Arunachal University of Studies (2014-18). She has been trained as a social designer. As her work evolved during and after her graduation years, the process of constantly questioning her position of power and privilege led her to pursue post-graduation in Social Design (2019-21) from Ambedkar University, Delhi. She is an intersectional art and development practitioner. Broadly her domains are Participatory art, Service Design, Systems Thinking & Social Innovation. Her works on gender and childhood have been exhibited in India and overseas. Dayal is an SBI, Youth For India Alumni, she designed and piloted an art and game-led SRHR project with 100 women at Samaj Pragati Sahyog, Madhya Pradesh. She has worked as a Program Manager at Vihara Innovation Network as well as taught Social Design as a guest faculty at Doon University. Currently, she is working on the Ghar Ki Mukhiya project (in Dewas) with an implementation fund by India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) under the Arts Practice program, made possible with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment Fund.