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My name is Prem Krishnamurthy. As a designer, author, and educator, I’ve worked with leading museums, artists, architects, and non-profit institutions across the world over the past twenty years. In 2015, I received the Cooper Hewitt’s National Design Award for Communications Design. In 2022, I curated FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, a multi-city contemporary art exhibition that explored art as an agent of transformation, a mode of healing, and a therapeutic process.

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Prem Krishnamurthy is a designer, curator, writer, and teacher. He received the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Communications Design in 2015.