Ashok Mathur

Residency Years: 2008
Posted in: Past Resident Writer


Mathur holds a Canada Research Chair in Cultural and Artistic Inquiry at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia. He works in the fields of artistic research, postcolonial studies and education, and cultural studies, and he is the Director of the Centre for Innovation in Culture and the Arts in Canada, a creative think tank that supports artists in various stages of their projects. His most recent project is an interdisciplinary novel and installation entitled “A Little Distillery in Nowgong,” an investigation of Parsi history and familial generations through fiction and art.