Vishal Kumaraswamy is Bangalore, India based artist & curator working across text, film, sound, performance & computational arts. His works draw from his own Subaltern Caste lineage & investigate a range of critical concerns around language, identity & the body. He often employs emergent & experimental technologies to create media-based works within physical & hybrid formats. Vishal has an MA in Photography from Central Saint Martins, London & his works have been shown at The Venice Biennale’s Research Pavilion, Athens Digital Arts Festival, CCS Bard College, Vector Festival, The Royal College of Art, Furtherfield and SITE Gallery Sheffield and are distributed by VIVO Media Arts, Vancouver. Vishal has previously been an artist in residence with the US Consulate General Mumbai, Contemporary Calgary in Alberta, SAVAC Toronto, Vital Capacities videoclub UK & Onassis AiR. He is a recipient of the Australia Council for the Arts Transmitter Delhi X Darwin Grant, the Warehouse421 Artistic Research Grant and is a 2022-2024 Research Associate at the Centre for Contemporary Art Derry~Londonderry.