George Chakravarthi portrait

George Chakravarthi 2nd May GP 225 2018

George Chakravarthi is a multi-disciplinary artist, he draws

inspiration from a diverse range of cultures, histories and

identities. Specific public sites and private spaces are integral, as

are biographical and collective social histories. His own physical

presence throughout the works has been vital in creating

dialogues about visibility, race and queer identities. Complex

cultural spaces and institutes often act as platforms to reveal

fresh discourses about histories and heritage.

He has performed and exhibited nationally around the UK at

venues including Tate Modern, Victoria and Albert Museum,

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Site

Gallery, and internationally in Germany, Spain, Norway,

Netherlands, Austria, USA and India.

He has been has been commissioned by the BBC, Artangel,

INIVA, The Arts Council of England, The British Council, SPILL

Festival of Performance, Duckie, The Live Art Development

Agency, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and The Royal

Shakespeare Company.

He has studied at The University of Brighton, The Royal

Academy of Arts and The Royal College of Art.

He was ‘Thinker in Residence’ at The Live Art Development


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