Interview. FORMAT13 Festival. Factory

Press / 23.12.12

A short interview taken during FORMAT13 press launch at St Pancras Station, London. I’m delighted to have been been selected as an exposure exhibitor.   “The festival theme focuses on several aspects of factory and working life such as automation, live to work/work to live, the products and impacts of factories, communicated through exhibitions, performances and […]

Flight to Greenham Exhibition, Newbury

Art Shows&Screenings / 08.11.12

In 1972 leader Idi Amin expelled the entire Asian population of the country, giving them 90 days to leave the country.   My first collaboration with Sunil Shah; Artist, Writer, Curator. After connecting with Sunil on Twitter last year, I was delighted when he contacted me with a view to showing some of my work […]

Migration Exhibit @LCB, Leicester

Shows&Screenings / 20.03.12

‘Migration – Our Story So Far’. (The Golden Mile). 20th March 2012 – 3rd April 2012

Finalist. Yumi Goto’s Asian Women Photographer Showcase

News Shows&Screenings / 23.12.12

I’m delighted to be selected as a finalist for the 2nd “Asian Women Photographers Showcase” (AWPS), which will be presented at the Chiang Mai Documentary Arts Festival between February 8th to 14th, 2013. Over 70 projects were submitted, AWPS founder and curator Yumi Goto has selected three winners and nine finalists to participate at the […]

Shortlisted – Culture

News Shows&Screenings / 27.09.12

I have been shortlisted as one of the top 5 finalists, voted most by the readers during the period 15 August – 15 September 2012. “Shared stories of Asia and Europe” is an international photography competition. Our work will be showcased at The Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF).

Selected! Culture Cloud, New Art Exchange

Art News / 17.07.12

New Art Exchange in Nottingham worked with Artfinder to develop Culture Cloud, a virtually curated art programme/competition which allowed audiences to select work uploaded by artists by voting on it.   The £7 million Digital R&D Fund for the Arts is a partnership between Arts Council England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Nesta. […]

Kampala to Leicester

Art Shows&Screenings / 01.05.12

I’ve been commissioned by The Leicester New Walk Museum to deliver a series of participatory workshops to a group of Muslim women at St Barnabas Library, Evington. In 1972 tens of thousands of Asians were told to leave Uganda within 90 days, by President, General Idi Amin. This group installation will be curated to commemorate […]

Indian Britain, BBC Radio2

Press / 15.08.12

I was interviewed by Hardeep Singh Kohli during his UK road trip. As part of this programme, he visited Leicester, Birmingham, Nottingham, Bristol and Bath, to discover how British and Indian cultures have integrated.   Nitin Sawhney was also interviewed for this episode and this was a huge deal for me since his music has inspired my own ideas. […]

Lightseekers Exhibition @Atkins Hosiery Factory, Hinckley

Lightseekers Shows&Screenings / 14.12.12

Launch event of our Lightseekers UK Exhibition in Hinckley. We were very happy to welcome Anne Wesseberg, curator at Gammelgaard Herlev, Copenhagen.   An international project, organised by Gammelgaard Kunst & Kultur Centre, Copenhagen. Two fundraising exhibitions were curated in the UK and in Copenhagen, following an international competition, juried by Steve McCurry, Susan Zadeh and Henrik […]

Suits & Sarees

Art Shows&Screenings / 25.02.12

A new commission, in partnership with Dipak Mistry. Dipak & I will be running a series of workshops for a forthcoming exhibition at The New Walk Museum called Suits & Sarees as part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

Selected for East meets West (FORMAT)

News Shows&Screenings / 01.03.12

I have been selected for FORMAT, QUAD and Light House’s new initiative ‘East meets West’. This is a collaboration to showcase emerging photographers and film-makers from the East and West Midlands.   My 33% project was selected. This is an ongoing project about rural women in India seeking representation in Indian parliamentary elections. I have interviewed and photographed relatives and […]

Transform CPD. Bursary Winner

News / 03.02.12

I’m absolutely thrilled to receive one of ten artist bursaries from Snibston Discovery Museum as part of TRANSFORM (Arts Council England). edit. This CPD (continuing professional development) was the launch pad for subsequent work on Trade links between the UK/India.   This is an opportunity to develop my own practice in relation to the museum and its collections. I will […]