Vera List Center For Art and Politics, The New School, New York.
Conversation with Jasmeen Patheja and Phoebe Tran, New School Student
Event: Jane Lombard Prize

Speaker at NTU Centre For Contemporary Art, Singapore.
Talk title: Action Sheroes, Heroes, Theyroes Resonate #INeverAskForIt

Speaker at IIT Kharagpur, Springfest.


Keynote speaker at conference , Off Script , Montreal, hosted by
the Institute For Gender and Sexuality Studies, IGSF, Mc Gill University.

Talk title: Being Action Sheroes / Theyroes / Heroes Walk Alone Together.
Signalling harassment on the streets, home, campus, workplace, web, and beyond.
Blank Noise #INeverAskForIt .
Keynote speakers, Marta Dillon founder #NiUnaMenos and Jasmeen Patheja.

Workshop Being Action Sheroes / Theyroes / Heroes
Facilitated workshop towards the I Never Ask For It mission in Montreal,
IGSF, Mc Gill University

Speaker and panelist Open Con, Toronto, initiated by Sparc.


Conversation between Inderjit Kaur and Jasmeen Patheja, collaborators and grandmother/ grand daughter, at Barkha Dutt’s We The Women , Bangalore. View the conversation here.

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The Performance Theatre, Xynteo. Berlin
Saya Snow Kitasei with Jasmeen Patheja and Naif Al-Mutawa - We Can Be Heroes. Session: Building Movements





Campus Talk , Grinnell College , Iowa, USA.

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TED Talk, hosted by Shahrukh Khan , with STAR Television #TEDTalksIndiaNayiSoch #ChangingRelationships
View Talk Here

Panelist #WeTheWomen, curated by Barkha Dutt, and India Culture Lab,
Parmesh Shahani.  Panel on art and activism. link


Conference and talk on ‘Being Action Heroes’: Co Creating Safe Spaces,
at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Organised by Studio XX
and The Institute Of Urban Futures. 
The panel was chaired by Kim Sawchuk and Yasmin Jiwani. 

Guest lecture at Mc Gill University, Department of Art History and Communication Studies,
Carrie Rentschler Montreal, Canada.

Workshop at Studio XX towards building Montreal Action Heroes and the I Never Ask For It project.

Concordia University, 2017, talk and discussion with Kim Sawchuk, Yasmin Jiwani

Concordia University, 2017, talk and discussion with Kim Sawchuk, Yasmin Jiwani

Guest lecture, MA Fine Arts and BA Art and Media Studies, at the Zurich University, Switzerland, via skype.

Talk at Ambedkar University of Technology, Bangalore, India, in association with Namma Bengaluru Foundation.


Artist talk exploring fear narratives, fear politics, trust, empathy, sharing the work of Blank Noise, at School of The Art Institute of Chicago. USA. Curatorial Studies Department, Sullivan Galleries.

Artist talk with Suzanne Lacy’s project, ‘The School For Revolutionary Girls’, Ireland, a project involving teenaged girls, led by artist Suzanne Lacy.

Artist talk  at Allegheny College, USA, bringing together intergenerational group of feminist artists. Project led and initiated by Suzanne Lacy, and Leslie Labowitz.  Presentation via internet.

Guest lecture at Masters of Art In Public Space, RMIT University, Australia. Lecture via Skype.


Project ‘Talk To Me’, Blank Noise, presented at Cities In A Climate of Change, University of Auckland, New Zealand, in association with Forecast Public Art, University of Shanghai.


Workshop with the Tibetan Women’s Association, Dharamsala, India, towards project I Never Ask For It.



Teaching students at Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Bangalore, India. A three week course on feminism, lived practice, fear politics, empathy and trust Being Action Heroes.

Ignite Talk , with Hivos. View here



Talk and Workshop at BMW Guggenheim Lab, Mumbai, India, towards building safe, inclusive cities and spaces, with fellow Action Heroes, Annie Zaidi and Hemangini Gupta.

Teaching students at Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Bangalore, India. A three week course on feminism, lived practice, fear politics, empathy and trust Being Action Heroes.


Presenting Blank Noise and its Action Heroes, at The Carter Center, Human Rights Defenders Forum,  Atlanta, USA, conference Of Heaven And Earth.



Talk at Digital Natives With A Cause, Thinkathon with Hivos, Center for Internet and Society, The Hague, Netherlands

Talk/ conference, ‘Dealing With Fear’, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Germany.

Participatant at Vital Voices : Women’s Leadership and Training Summit, New Delhi.


Talk about Blank Noise, media and communities. Symbiosis Institute, Pune. Cyber MediaConclave.


Conference Presentation - Talk at Protest: Reflections and Revolutions, ATM08 Symposium, Manchester, United Kingdom.