Shruti Kulkarni is an independent documentary filmmaker-photographer and a published poet & artist. She has worked with organizations in the sectors of development, sustainability, education, arts & culture and environment & conservation. Her projects have ranged from producing documentaries, awareness films, photography, book trailers, writing photo essays, articles, creating artworks and developing content for websites, newsletters & social media. 

Her films & photos have focused on socio-development themes, issues of farmers living on the fringes of Sundarban mangroves, tsunami rehabilitation, post-disaster reconstruction, livelihoods of coastal communities, climate change, sustainable living and architecture, farming, human-wildlife conflict & dynamite fishing. 

One of her greatest joys is taking long walks through quiet wildernesses.


Published writing, art and photos.

100 Poems Are Not Enough anthology brings together 79 Indian and international poets with diverse voices on oppression, resistance and celebration. 

Through The Looking Glass: Reflecting on Madness and Chaos Within anthology contains diverse, raw, and urgent poetry, prose, and art work that  dig deep into issues of mental health.

Illustrated a series of artworks for Protected Area Update: Carrying news and information from Protected Areas in India and South Asia.




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