Nisar Keshvani

Member Since August 17, 2004


Singaporean Nisar Keshvani is a consultant, Internet journalist, web developer, educator and new media specialist. In the last decade, he has worked across five continents (Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and Australia/Oceania).

He is editor-in-chief of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac and International Co-Editor of fineArt forum - one of the Internet's longest runing arts publication. He has worked for various international magazines and newspapers since 1993.

Keshvani sits on the board of the Art, Science, Technology Network (ASTN), Leonardo/International Society for the Arts, Sciences & Technology; fineArt forum and on SIGGRAPH's Singapore Chapter Management Committee. He is Program Advisor (Asia Pacific) of the Brisbane Multimedia Art Asia Pacific (MAAP) Festival. Keshvani has extensive experience developing and maintaining websites and was an online journalism educator at Queensland University of Technology, Australia, examining internationalization issues and changing work practices in the online newsroom.

He is on sabbatical from lecturing in digital media at Ngee Ann Polytechnic's School of Film & Media Studies in Singapore. Currently, he is working for the Aga Khan Development Network (a group of international development agencies working in health, education, culture and rural and economic development, primarily in Asia and Africa). He is strategising and developing websites for their school and hospital services in India, Pakistan, East Africa, Bangladesh, Tajikistan and the Krygyz Republic.

Areas of interest include instructional science, curriculum development, new media technologies, media convergence, WWW development, online content management, technology in education and information architecture.