Rekha Menon is a Professor of Art History at Berklee College of Music. She is the author of Seductive Aesthetics of Post Colonialism, and Cosmic Passion for the Aesthetic. Her forthcoming books are, Treading on the Insatiable Post-Colonial Road and Ashamed of Our Nakedness, Is There Ever a Naked Body? Ambivalence in Contemporary Indian Expressive Aesthetics. She has published a number of articles in art and philosophy journals and has participated in many international conferences in these areas. Subjects include aesthetics, Asian art, Indian and Western art history, contemporary visual art, Indian dance, art criticism and theory, and philosophy. She is a practicing artist and a classical dancer and has a number of exhibitions and performances to her credit. Menon was awarded the 2015 Steelgrass Residency, and Berklee Faculty Fellowship award 2014 & 2011. She is a recipient of the Fulbright fellowship in Art History, which was attached to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Drescher award, Ross fellowship among other National and University grants for research. Menon holds a bachelor’s degree from Sir J.J. School of Art, Bombay, India, masters’ degree in Art History/Art Criticism, from M.S. University Baroda, India, masters’ degree in Philosophy and a doctoral degree in Art History/ Philosophy from SUNY, Binghamton University, NY.