//EDUCATION

2007          Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography), RMIT, Melbourne, Australia 

2006          Associate Arts Degree, Melbourne University, Tibetan Philosophy, India

2005          Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies at RMIT University, Melbourne,  Australia

95-Now     Bharatalaya Dance Academy, Indian classical dance in Bharata-Natyam & Odissi


//AWARDS + RESIDENCIES + INTERNSHIPS

2018         Finalist, Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art

                   Risk Residency,Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre, Victoria 

                   Finalist, Nillumbik Art Prize, Montsalvat, Victoria

2017          Internship at L’Observatoire International, New York City

2016          Finalist, Nillumbik Art Prize, Montsalvat, Victoria

2015          Finalist, Macquarie Digital Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, ACT

                    Finalist, Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art

2012          Winner, Best Animal Image, Kodak Salon, Centre of Contemporary Photography, VIC

2005          Film and Editing Internship at ABC, Elsternwick

2002          Short-listed VCE Top-Arts 


//SOLO

2016          An Arctic Time Signature, Seventh Gallery Night Window, Melbourne July

                   Murti, Adelaide Fringe Festival, NACC, March

2015          Murti,Melbourne Fringe Festival, Blender Studios, Melbourne, October

2014          Discs,Middle of the Air, Melbourne, Australia, February 

2013          Distant, Relative, Red Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, July

2012          12 monthly solo exhibitions online (self-directed)

2009          Loops of Love, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Monkey Bar, Melbourne, September

                    Loops of Love, Silvan Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, May

                    Loops of Love, Chicks, Dunedin, New Zealand, April

2008          Forever + Eternity Are At Work, And Have No Time For Us, Allery Exhibition,Aug

                    You Can’t Feel What You Look Like With Your Face, Allery Exhibition, Melb, July                

                     From Dosa To Paint Thinner – The Air Was Once Tasty, Allery, Melbourne, June


//GROUP

2018          Nillumbik Art Prize, Montsalvat, Eltham June

2017          Kodak Salon, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, November 

                   Return Flight MEL>EDI, The Number Shop - Studio Gallery, Edinburgh, June

                   Return Flight MEL>EDI, Federation Square, Atrium, Melbourne, May

                   Central Art Loop - Series 3:issues of Tomorrow, Mars Gallery, June

                   Media Hype, c3 Contemporary Art Gallery, Melbourne, February

2016          Nillumbik Art Prize, Montsalvat,Eltham, June 

2015          Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, October

                   Macquarie Digital Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, ACT, August

                   Entry, Brunswick Arts, Melbourne,February

2013          Sandy: Devastation, Document, Drive,Powerhouse Arena, NYC, March

                   Entry, Brunswick Arts, Melbourne,February

2012          Kodak Salon, Centre of Contemporary Photography,Melbourne, November

                   Moreland Summer Show, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne, November

                   Entry 2012, Brunswick Arts,Melbourne, February

2010          Women’s Salon, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne,February

2009         Windows and Frames, Melbourne,October 

                    Conduit, Brunswick Street Gallery,Melbourne, April

                    The Pigeon Hole Gallery: exhibition No.1, 2, 3, 4, Melbourne, Feb, April, May, October

2008          Small works, Brunswick Street Gallery.Melbourne, June

2007          How The Light Gets In, RMIT 3rd Year Exhibition, Red Gallery, Melbourne, November

                    Kodak Salon, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, May

2006          Hysteria, RMIT 1st Year Photography Exhibition,Kerala Gallery, Melbourne, November


//PERFORMANCES

2018          H:O:M:E Immersive Installation,Mapping Melbourne Festival, Blender Projekt Space,Docklands

2017          Resonant Lines, Mapping Melbourne Festival, NIDA, South Bank

                   Mokita, Hillscene Live Festival, Birdsland Reserve, Belgrave Heights, Victoria 

                   The Thing We Share, with The High Focus Institute, Burning Man, Nevada Desert 

2016          H:O:M:E, TiNA Festival, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 

2015          Adasha Yama, Tribe Company, ReGrowth Festival, ACT

2013          Mariamman, Dance-Drama, Darebin Arts Centre, Melbourne 

2001          Bharata-Natyam Arangetram - Solo Debut, Alexander Theatre, Monash, Melbourne

98-01        Various School Plays

91-15         14 Bharata-Natyam annual shows - Chandrabhanu Bharatalaya Academy of Dance


//ARTS RELATED INDUSTRY / VOLUNTEERING /MEMBERSHIP

2016           Vice President of JAIA – Jambudivpa Association for Indian Arts

15-Now      Life Model - Life Modelling Society Melbourne Member

2014           Documentor in Northern Canada’s Arctic Circle, Baffin Island

11-Now       Photographer for Ondru

10-13          Managed Pigeon Hole Arts studio in Brunswick East Melbourne

2010           Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Volunteer, Melbourne

06-10         Centre of Contemporary Photography,Volunteer (2006 – 2010), North Fitzroy


//PUBLICATION

2017          Fluidity, Return Flight MEL>EDI

2013          Distant, Relative: a collection of colour photography on Polaroid Paper Self-published, Apart of the Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive

2003         VCE work in The Journal of Art Education Victoria, Summer 2003;Volume 5, No.3


//PROFESSIONAL SPEAKING

2019          Q and A, NAVA series In These Critical Times, M Pavilion, Melbourne, February

2018          Artist Talk, Bowness Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, November

2003         Artist Talk,  Public Assembly, Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School, Victoria 


//FILM EXPERIENCE

2018         Cinematography,Editor

                ‘Book of Dream’Short Film with THE BOOK PROJECT, Lorne VIC

                 Falls Festival screening

2016         Head Gaffer, Stills Photographer

                ‘Click’ Dir: Mark Diaco,and Karen McPherson Short Film, Melbourne

2016         Cinematography, Actress

                ‘Echo Park’ Dir: Karen McPherson Short Film,

                 Black Magic Cinema contest Screening, Hollywood, California

2015          Stills Photographer

                 ‘Pop’ Dir: Karen McPherson Short Film, Dancers with Films Festival, LA

2014          Director, Cinematography, Editor  

                 ‘Baffin Island’(post-production) Dir: Devika Bilimoria Documentary, Canada

2014          Lighting Assistant

                 ‘Body Mods’, Fashion short film, Melbourne

2013          Camera and Gaffer Assistant and Still Photographer

                ‘Casino (BadThings)’Music Video for Houndmouth, Melbourne

2009          Director, Cinematography, Editor

                 Rugs Plus TVC, 3 advertisements for channel 10, Melbourne

2009          Cinematography, Lighting, Props

                ‘Summertime Ragga-muffins’, music video for Jody Lloyd, Melbourne

2009          Cinematography, Props

                 ‘Cold Touch of Dawn’ Dir:Jody Lloyd Music video for Trillion, New Zealand

2007          Cinematography 16 mm film

                 ‘Errol Flynn’s Pianist’ Dir: Rupert Owen Short film Melbourne

2006          Head Gaffer

                  ‘Life O Simon’ Dir: Rupert Owen and Travis Sutherland Feature Film HDV

2005          Head Gaffer

                  ‘The Oscars’ Dir: Rupert Owen Short Film DV, Melbourne

2005          Head Gaffer

                  ‘Realising Sigmund’ Dir: Rupert Owen Short Film, Melbourne 

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