Naveen Girn is a community engagement specialist and curator whose interests centre on Vancouver’s South Asian community, intercultural oral history and curation.
Girn co-curated Spectacular Sangeet (2013) at the Surrey Art Gallery and the award-winning Bhangra.me: Vancouver’s Bhangra Story (2011) at the Museum of Vancouver, which received an Award for Excellence from the Canadian Museum Association.
In 2014, he was Project Manager for the Komagata Maru 1914-2014: Generations, Geographies and Echoes project that brought together eight institutions across Metro Vancouver to collaboratively commemorate the centennial anniversary of the Komagata Maru.
He was curator of Goonj: Being Brown in Chinatown, which was a part of Indian Summer Festival 2015. Girn has curated art and historical exhibitions across Metro Vancouver, and is a partner at Digital Handloom, a community storytelling practice that engages with and shares untold community stories.