Adele works on fostering cultural partnerships and devising and implementing initiatives for YES Institute. She works connecting diverse partner organisations within the arts scene to bring together conferences, workshops, archiving projects and publishing initiatives. Her interests lie in making new connections between art practices and institutions and understanding how we can programme around issues of sustainability, social impact and technological shifts in the cultural field.
Adele’s career has been focused on promoting South Asia’s cultural heritage, through education, research and archiving for both private and public institutions. With a theoretical and practical knowledge of Indian cultures and a deep understanding of audience engagement, education and outreach, she has designed, marketed and executed high-impact and innovative projects for children and adults. She has previously worked with India’s premier museum education consultancy, Flow India as well as top museum consultancy, Eka Cultural Resources.
She is originally from the UK, but has lived in New Delhi for the last five years, and has travelled widely in the Indian subcontinent for the last 12 years. She has a degree from The School of Oriental and African Studies, London in South Asian studies and history and has a masters degree from the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.