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Primary Faculty

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Gopika Dahanukar
Founder and Director
Swahansa Expressive Arts India
Faculty member
The European Graduate School
Arts, Health & Society Division

Gopika Dahanukar is an artist, a vocalist and an international Intermodal Expressive Arts facilitator. She is the Founder and Director of Swahansa Expressive Arts India, a cooperating partner Institute of EGS, teaching in Auroville, India. She is Faculty at the European Graduate School, Arts Health & Society Division. She is also a trustee of the Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation, a non-profit organisation that is leading the way in supporting emerging artists and progressive social action through the arts in India.

Gopika has a Masters degree in Fine Arts from the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, USA, a Certificate in Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation and Change from UPEACE, a Diploma in Expressive Arts Therapy, Vancouver and a CAGS - Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies Coaching from EGS. Drawn to the deep values activated in this work, she has spent more than fifteen years working and serving with an arts-based practice leading community arts and voice work sessions, her research interests are directed toward creative interventions as a pathway to peacebuilding and rewilding.

Supporting International Faculty

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