Anjan holds an MA in Cultural Management from City University. He is an Arts Council of England Fellow for Senior Managers, a consultant, writer, broadcaster and an Arts and Heritage specialist. He studied Tabla and became a disciple of the legendary Pt Sharda Sahai in London and travelling to India to document the tradition.
Anjan is lead curator for PRSSV’s Benares Baaj Story, which tells the story of Indian Classical Music from the 18th century courts of India to 21st century Britain, supported by the Heritage Lottery in 2015. The project has involved digitising audio and visual archives, publishing a book on the tradition and a touring exhibition. Also lead curator for the John Mayer Archive.
Anjan founded London Literature Lounge and brought together writers and artists to broadcast a regular radio programme on Resonance FM. He has performed regularly at the Barbican, BBC Poetry Season and South Bank Centre. His other projects have included ITC, Arts Council of East England Decibel Manager, London Metropolitan Archives and Keat’s House visiting writer and projects at PRSSV.
He is a founding member of the pioneering music label Suriya Recordings with a leading music producer in the UK and representing some of UK’s finest Indian classical musicians collaborating with world music and electronica.