The 2019 edition of PAIR partners with Cité internationale des arts, Paris awarded Hemant Sreekumar a three-month-long residency at the eminent institution. Hemant Sreekumar was chosen as the recipient for his interest in developing projects requiring cutting-edge technology, likely to be present in France. Sreekumar was nominated by a jury comprising Nancy Adajania (Cultural Theorist and Curator), Sabih Ahmed (Senior Researcher, Asia Art Archive), Meena Vari (Dean, Contemporary Art and Curatorial Practice, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology) and Anushka Rajendran (Associate Curator, PRAF).