Biography

Harsha Biswajit 
b.1988, India
Harsha Biswajit was born in Madras, India and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. He works with a diverse range of media - from drawings, to digital photography, video and sculpture, often infusing them together in search of a balance between the traditional and the modern. Taking references from philosophy, literature, economics and politics, his works weave around issues of dualities between humans and nature, ecology, and time. 

Harsha Biswajit was born in Madras, India and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. He works with a diverse range of media - from drawings, to digital photography, video and sculpture, often infusing them together in search of a balance between the traditional and the modern. Taking references from philosophy, literature, economics and politics, his works weave around issues of dualities between humans and nature, ecology, and time. 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions, Solo Exhibitions and Art Fairs

Affordable Art Fair, Space 776, New York / Hong Kong, 2017

Aqua Art Miami, Space 776, Miami, 2016

BOS, Space 776, New York, 2016

Affordable Art Fair, CoCo Gallery, New York, 2016

Greenpoint Open Studios, Brooklyn, New York, 2016

‘AlterVision’, Chennai Photo Biennale, India, 2016

‘Color Show: Photography Now’, Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2015

‘Double Decker Art Show’, The Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, 2015

Governors Island Art Fair, New York, 2014

‘Zero:One’, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York City, 2014

‘South Indian Art Exhibition’, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai, India, 2013

Art Chennai, India, 2013, 2012

India Art Festival, Mumbai, India, 2013, 2012, 2011

‘RE’, Westside Gallery, New York City, 2012

‘4th Bhiku Ram Jain Art Awards Group Show’, Art Mall, New Delhi, India, 2012

‘ConCurrenCe’, Forum Art Gallery and Gallery Beyond, Kochi, India, 2012

‘A Working Title’, Art Chennai, India, 2012

‘Aloft @ Chandigarh’ (Solo Exhibition), Forum Art Gallery, Chennai, India, 2011

‘POPNI National Art Exhibition’, Pondicherry Art Society, Pondicherry, India, 2010

‘The Madras Canvas’, India Cultural Center and Sutra Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2010

Education

MFA Computer Art, School of Visual Arts, New York, 2012 - 2014

MA International Political Economy, University of Warwick, UK, 2009 - 2010

BSc (Honors) Economics, University of Nottingham, UK, 2006 - 2009

 

Museum Collections

'Museum of Fine Arts', St. Petersburg, Florida

 

Private Commissions

Aloft Hotels (W Hotels worldwide), Chandigarh, India

Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India

 

Publications

‘Collection Asie’, 2016

’Art Habens’, 2015

 

Awards and Merit

Paula Rhodes Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement in Computer Art, School of Visual Arts, 2014

Academic and Creative Excellence Scholarship, School of Visual Arts, New York, 2013

Winner of the Jury Award at Chandra Ilango Art Foundation, India, 2013

Winner of Bhiku Ram Jain Art Awards, India, 2012

 

 

 
 

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"a black panther hisses by my window; I look outside, 

and it's you I see in the mirror" 

 

 

 

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