Chetna is an Artist and a Cultural entrepreneur based in India. She is the founder of Rangbhumi. Rangbhumi (2011), started with Applied Art medium now mostly working in module designs, consultancy and facilitation for organisational cultural building.
In her artistic practice, she creates the idea of Multipartiality in a dialogic medium, mostly by inviting conversation to engage constructively in the transformation of the social fabric. Her curiosity lies in the power and beauty of Embodied learning practices to transform the inner space of “the Stuck” (Arawana Hayashi). For the past two years, she has been engaged with multiple international artists, collectives and institutions, to create a network and space for intercultural knowledge exchanges.
Chetna is a Board member of International Playback Theatre Network (IPTN) and Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed (PTO). She has been published by Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed journal and is on the review panel of RiDE - Research in Drama Education (The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance).