Kiran Kumar (b. 1983, Bangalore) is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and writer. His work focuses on unpacking understandings of the human body-mind through a trifold practice of dance as art, science, and ritual, and on the proposals for change that these understandings hold for our contemporary world. His artistic works have ranged from performance, video, installation, and exhibition, to writing and archiving. Research fellowships include the Berlin Centre for Advanced Studies in Arts and Sciences (2016-18),Volkswagen Foundation’s Arts & Science in Motion program (2016-19), Academy for Theatre and Digitality (2021), and Akademie Schloss Solitude (2021).