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Performance based Artist

Amitesh Grover is a performance-based artist in New Delhi, India. His practice explores intimate performance - in time, in labour, in technology, in art. He has created performances on the work of grief, on the phenomenon of sleep, on the death of philosophy, and on the performance of happiness. His practice is interdisciplinary - he creates performances, texts, objects, images, installations, and films. He was nominated for the Arte Laguna Prize, (Italy 2018), Forecast Award at Hauz Der Kulteren Der Welt (Germany, 2015) and is the recipient of numerous awards and residencies including Tokyo Culture Creation Project (Japan, 2013), KMAT Residency (Australia, 2011), SNA Bismillah Khan Award (India, 2009), & Prohelvetia Residency (Switzerland, 2008). His works have been shown in performance festivals and exhibitions in Germany, Australia, Italy, Switzerland, England, Mexico, China, Philippines, & United States. In addition to being guest faculty at several art, design and architecture colleges, he is Assistant Professor at NSD, where he teaches Performance-Making, both in practice and theory. He also leads a course on Interactive Art (SSHS, M.F.A. degree program) at Shiv Nadar University. His work, thoughts, and press reviews are available online <>