Kavitha Balakrishnan is an artist, bi-lingual author, and art educator. Since 2000, Kavitha has engaged with the changing scenario of practicing, writing, and educating art and art history in India, contributing critical reviews in both Malayalam and English. Her articles have appeared in major Indian art journals such as Marg, Art & Deal, and TAKE on Art, and also in the peer-reviewed Journal of Illustration Research Intellect, London. She has three collections of Malayalam poetry to her credit. Kavitha finds her artistic language at the generic crossroads of the disciplines of art, art history, and poetry. Collaborating with Charlie and Hilary Holt, she has been exhibiting art works at various locations, like Merzbarn Cumbria, UK; Manchester Metropolitan University; Loafers Art Cafe in Fort Kochi; and has done experimental displays at various poetry festivals in Kerala. Her prominent works include Vayanamanushyante Kalacharithram, Adhunika Keralathinte Chitrakala: Sidhantham Prayogam Vyavaharam, and Kalayute Navalokam.