BBC Asian Network Radio. ‘At the Heart of the Nation: India in Britain’.

Press Shows&Screenings / 06.10.17

Nomia Iqbal interviews Dr. Florian Stadtler & myself as part of, ‘At the Heart of the Nation’ is led by the… Continue »

Patchwork Archivists; Existence as Resistance

Art Talks / 08.09.17

Sunday, September 10, 2017 – 13:15 – 14:45 Festival Bargehouse Barge House St London SE1 9QS   Join me &… Continue »

Reel Equality Panel, Nottingham Contemporary

Talks / 25.08.17

Earlier this week, I spoke on a panel at The Nottingham Contemporary, alongside Michelle Hubbard, Black Lives Matter with Patcee… Continue »

NEW COMMISSION! ‘Art as Life’, Derby Quad

Lightseekers News / 15.07.17

Lightseekers has been commissioned by The Derby QUAD, for a new project. Entitled ‘Art as Life. A Practice for everyday… Continue »

The State of Photography II : Symposium, 16 Jun

Lightseekers Talks / 16.05.17

I’m pleased to be among the speakers at this symposium, but it delights me more that my work as a… Continue »

‘Protection’ screening, RCA

Shows&Screenings / 16.05.17

Procreate Projects presents: OXYTOCIN – Birthing the world   Royal College of Art, London – 3rd June 2017   Oxytocin… Continue »

Re. Connecting Struggles, Uni of Leicester. 5th Jun

Lightseekers Talks / 01.05.17

A one-day workshop to connect people who work on different struggles across continents, class, gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, religion, etc…. Continue »

TV Interviews for Migration Museum

Press / 25.04.17

I was interviewed by @felipethejourno from German TV channel, ZDF & CNN for the launch of a new temporary exhibition space… Continue »

Make.Practice.Perfect.

Talks / 20.03.17

Annual Event: How do we make art. How do we maintain our art practice. Where do we look for help…. Continue »

Four Women, Five Stories: Film Screening and Q&A

Talks / 03.03.17

As part of International Women’s Day, I will be in conversation with Dr Melanie Kennedy from the School of Media,… Continue »

‘Samsara’ @Attenborough Arts Centre

Art Leverhulme Lightseekers / 07.02.17

‘Samsara’ as part of The Attenborough Arts Centre ‘Takeover’. This display follows the inaugural launch of ‘Liberation’, at the Charles Wilson building… Continue »

Step Up, European Youth Video Award. Jury Member

Journal / 19.01.17

I’ve been invited to participate as a jury member for the WAVE (Women Against Violence Europe) Step-Up Campaign, in Brussels.   The… Continue »

Woven Stories and Other Projects (2013 – 2016).

Leverhulme Lightseekers News Shows&Screenings / 17.01.17

This exhibition combines selected works produced in collaboration between myself and different communities within local, national and international settings. It demonstrates… Continue »

‘Be Fearless’. Irene Shamma

Journal / 20.11.16

‘When the forest is gone, life is gone. The music stops and the party is over. To heal our planet from… Continue »

Do Arts and Culture Need a Digital Suffragette Movement?

Lightseekers Talks / 20.11.16

Panel Discussion, ‘Taking the Lead: Do Arts and Culture Need a Digital Suffragette Movement?’ at Rough Trade, Nottingham on Wed 23… Continue »

Activism, Art & Social Change

Lightseekers Talks / 13.11.16

Panel Discussion. 5th Nov 2016, 2pm – 4pm Artists Kajal Nisha Patel and Sunil Shah hosted a panel discussion with… Continue »

Diwali Light

Journal / 29.10.16

I’ve noticed it’s becoming fashionable to celebrate one’s own culture. 3rd, 4th 5th generation seem to be much more self… Continue »

Photography Intro. The Loughborough University

Lightseekers Talks / 10.11.16

A one off Photography session at the University of Loughborough. Mon 14 November 2016, 19:30 – 21:30.

Twenty-Eight Hours

Journal Lightseekers / 11.08.16

After being awarded Leverhulme Artist in Residence in January 2016, I promised myself I would keep a diary and blog… Continue »

💥 ‘Black Feminism & the Politics of WOC in Europe’. Edinburgh, 3rd Sept 💥

Talks / 08.08.16

A one-day symposium. I’ll be sharing some of my latest work & research on the working & domestic lives of British… Continue »

Cultural Fabric Talk. The New Walk Museum; 10th Aug.

Talks / 29.07.16

Cultural Fabric. Wed 10th August 10.30am – 12pm.   I’ll be leading a conversation at The New Walk Museum, drawing… Continue »

Woven Stories, An Intergenerational Workshop

Leverhulme Lightseekers / 18.07.16

Session1. After lots of planning, we just delivered our first workshop to a cohort of women, connected by a personal interest… Continue »

Selected by CVAN for DOCUMENT

News / 10.06.16

A huge amount of respect for non London centric projects that are set up to support emerging artists. A similar… Continue »

Rekha (film)

Art / 08.06.16

These films share an intimate view of British South Asian women’s lives, connected through a shared history of working at… Continue »

Kajal Nisha Patel – Photographer in Flight

Art Press / 23.05.16

The birds in the image towards the end of this article symbolise those who walk with me, those who reject… Continue »

Energy pti

Journal / 29.03.16

Coversations with God

Cookery Workshops!

Journal Leverhulme / 13.05.16

Learn cooking from the masters.   Local British South Asian women will share cooking skills. You will be able to cook, taste… Continue »

New Storytelling Website!

Leverhulme / 17.04.16

First stories now up on the new website which is dedicated to the participatory component of my Leverhulme Artist Residency.From March – December 2016,… Continue »

Royal Photographic Society (video)

Talks / 01.04.16

A lovely opportunity passed onto me by Abbie Trayler-Smith since she was on assignment in Nigeria. The staff and students… Continue »

Chinese Studies PhD reading group (ChiSRA)

Talks / 31.03.16

I was invited by Stephanie Lu (PhD Museum Studies, University of Leicester), to share my work with The Chinese Studies PhD… Continue »

Baby Nilu

Journal / 29.03.16

Jantar Mantar

Journal / 22.03.16

Jantar Mantar Observatory, Delhi as depicted by William Simpson of Glasgow in 1859. Commissioned by Day & Son, one of… Continue »

Usha

Journal / 15.03.16

First Entry

Dr Maria Rovisco chairs panel on global migration

Talks / 18.02.16

I will share the stage with:   Mirjam Abigail Twigt (Department of Sociology and Media and Communication, University of Leicester) Ambrose Musiyiwa… Continue »

Flaneur, PORTRAIT; First Art

News Shows&Screenings / 09.04.15

PORTRAIT: People and Places of the First Art Area; Mansfield.  I am officially a flâneuse following four months of photographing people… Continue »

Magenta Flash Forward Festival, Boston (video)

Shows&Screenings / 16.06.14

Fabric. Group show at the Fairmont Battery Wharf, Boston. Thankfully I’m not in the video, but I was in Boston… Continue »

#100 Stories Exhibition

Shows&Screenings / 13.01.14

As I attempt to reach the wider public with my work, my interaction with universities has increased over the past… Continue »

TEDx AshokaU Exchange, San Diego.

Art / 09.03.13

Self-Discovery and Changemaking Through Photography – My first showcase in the USA and one of my first experiences of making a… Continue »

Exhibition. Street Level Photoworks

Shows&Screenings / 30.05.13

A group Exhibition with Ken Grant : Moira Lovell : Louis Quail. Runs 1st – 23rd June 2013

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… Continue »

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… Continue »

Migration Exhibit @LCB, Leicester

Shows&Screenings / 20.03.12

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

Selected. Everyone’s a Curator – Miniclick Response Exhibit

Shows&Screenings / 13.11.13

Brighton Photo Fringe, 2013 hosted the first ever Miniclick Response Exhibition at the Fringe HQ at Phoenix, Brighton with Lucy… Continue »

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… Continue »

Shortlisted – Culture 360.org

News Shows&Screenings / 27.09.12

I have been shortlisted as one of the top 5 finalists, voted most by the culture360.org readers during the period… Continue »

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… Continue »

Birth

Journal / 30.12.15

Ramapir slum. Ahmedabad, India. ‘Some will say no life is a waste. Others will claim waste or usefulness are both… Continue »

The Eye Festival, Aberyswyth

Talks / 21.06.14

30th June, 2014.

Portrait Salon Talk: Fuse, Bradford

Talks / 05.02.14

I’m delighted to be speaking alongside founders; James O Jenkins, Carole Evans and Photographer, Rick Pushinsky as part of Portrait Salon’s… Continue »

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… Continue »

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,… Continue »

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,… Continue »

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… Continue »

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… Continue »

Sooraj Subramaniam

Commercial / 11.11.11

Moving Forward event. CICD (Centre for Indian Classical Dance).

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)…. Continue »

Migration Museum, London – Winner

News / 19.11.11

100 Images of Migration was the result of a competition run with the Guardian that asked for images relating to migration…. Continue »

Last day at The Highfields Centre

Journal / 16.05.11

After three years working as an arts practitioner, I am leaving the Highfields centre due to cuts in staff and… Continue »

Gammelgaard Project, Copenhagen

Lightseekers / 08.10.11

An international project, organised by Gammelgaard Kunst & Kultur Centre, Copenhagen. There will be two fundraising exhibitions in the UK… Continue »

Satyaprakash Exhibition at LCB Depot

Shows&Screenings / 09.08.10

I was awarded with the LCB Depot Prize, during the City Gallery’s annual Open exhibition in Leicester. As part of… Continue »

Open 22 @ New Walk Museum

News Shows&Screenings / 13.11.11

My third attempt, entering the New Walk Museum’s Open exhibition. The first time I entered was in 2008/09 with some… Continue »

Creative Leicestershire Business Development Grant!

News / 18.04.09

I am finally upgrading my Canon 350D for a 5d mkii, with the help of Creative Leicestershire. The grant is… Continue »

Exhibition at BBC Radio Leicester

Shows&Screenings / 23.10.10

A small selection of my work is up at BBC Radio Leicester for three months. The exhibition follows an online feature,… Continue »

Vision Photography Competition

Journal / 29.10.10

I was invited by Kevin Ryan at Charnwood Arts to judge their annual open international photography competition, Vision.

Darbar Classical Music Festival

Journal / 07.07.09

I have been attending Darbar classical Indian music festival almost since the beginning so it is a real pleasure to have… Continue »

Satyaprakash Online

Art Lightseekers / 13.11.07

Charnwood Arts have been enormously supportive of my work from the outset. Following a long trip to India for an… Continue »

Indicorps; Photographer in Residence

Journal / 31.05.07

It’s been eight months since I joined Indicorps, NGO. With the support of Manav Sadhana, I have been working with the… Continue »