Sabih Ahmed is an art historian and currently a Senior Researcher at Asia Art Archive (AAA). With AAA, he has led various research initiatives pertaining to modern and contemporary art in India that include digitisation projects of artist archives, creating digital bibliographies of vernacular art writing, and organizing conferences and workshops. Sabih is based in New Delhi where he has been a Visiting Faculty in Ambedkar University's School of Culture and Creative Expression. Currently Ahmed is also working as a member of the curatorial collegiate of the 11th Shanghai Biennale (2016). His recent writings have been published in volumes such as the Sarai Reader and Marg.
Sabih’s research interests include institutional histories of art, and in particular the shaping of the art field through second half of 20th century with changes in infrastructures, technologies, and shifting centers of authority.