Amitesh Grover


Amitesh Grover (b. 1980, India) is an award-winning interdisciplinary artist. He moves beyond theatre into installation, video, digital and text-based art. His work delves into themes like the dyad of absence/presence, the necessity of remembering, and the performance of resistance to keep on living. He is the recipient of MASH FICA Award, Prohelvetia Arts Residency Award, Bismillah Khan National Award, Charles Wallace Award, and was nominated for Arte Laguna Prize (Italy), Prix Ars Electronica (Austria) & Forecast (HKW, Germany). His work has been shown globally at venues like Segal Centre for Theatre and Performance (U.S.), Southbank Centre (U.K.), Arts Centre Melbourne (Australia), MT Space (Canada), HKW Berlin (Germany), Belluard Bollwerk International (Switzerland), and in India at The Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art, Kiran Nadar Museum, The Chennai Photo Biennale, VAICA Video Art Festival, among several others. He studied at University of Arts London, and teaches, writes, and curates for performance as well. He is currently based in New Delhi.