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Geeta Dayal is a noted arts critic and journalist. She has written extensively for many major publications, including The Guardian, Wired, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Boston GlobeSlate, Frieze, Artforum, NPR, and the Wire.

She is well known for her thoughtful, deeply researched investigations into the histories of experimental and electronic music after World War II, and has written over a thousand essays, interviews and features. She is the author of a critically acclaimed book on Brian Eno, Another Green World, which was published by Bloomsbury. Her essays also appear in anthologies published by Oxford, Faber & Faber, Simon & Schuster, and Zer0. A new book, an anthology of her writings on music, will be published in the near future.

She has spoken at many major arts museums and festivals worldwide, including the Whitney Museum of Art, the Hammer Museum, and the Frieze Art Fair, and is a frequent speaker on radio, appearing on shows for NPR, the BBC, and the CBC.

She holds three degrees, including two undergraduate degrees from M.I.T., and a master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School. She has taught courses at several universities, including UC Berkeley, SUNY, and Fordham, and has given lectures at many schools, including Brown University, Columbia University, M.I.T., NYU, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pomona College, Boston College, Berklee School of Music, Northeastern University, UC Santa Cruz, CalArts, CCA, Worcester Polytechnic, and the University of Iowa.

In addition to her writing work, she has organized and curated several festivals and concerts. Most recently, she created the Music for India concert series, featuring Terry Riley and many other prominent composers and musicians, which raised nearly $20,000 for urgent COVID medical relief in India.

To contact her, click here. You can also find her on Twitter.

If you are interested in supporting her work, you can do so directly through Patreon.