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
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