Conceptual thinker drawn to value creating work
- social, environmental & cultural.
Working with interdisciplinary concepts,
handling clients' changing needs and overseeing execution.
From 2011-17, Arth House worked with teams of freelancers on communication projects, out of classroom educational experiences, workshops, exhibitions and a symposium.
In April 2012, we collaborated with spaces, and creative professionals to showcase art and host a symposium with industry leaders sharing how creativity can shape the world around.
Workshops for ages 7 to 77 since 2011:
Creative Development, Photography, Film, Improvised Theatre
for schools, institutions, cultural spaces and private venues
Basic business running operations of the holistic community event space - Social Media, Client Relationship and Communication, Press, Event Scheduling and Curation, Business Development, Website Maintenance
Listen, respect, be supportive, build together.
Improvised theatre aids collaborative work.
Director and actor of scripted theatre, ads and films.
Creative Inspiration, Ideas & Information, Optimization
The ephemeral include: theatre, improv, music production and performance art.
Currently in edit, an experimental full length film using a DSLR, mobile phone and open source editing, music composition software.
Currently in production:
Developing and sharing content that inspires and informs, encouraging positive self expression and social change.
Producer/Writer-Director 'Sarayu' 2019 - Present
Producer/Director 'Imagine Ingender' 2019
Videographer Bangalore Improv Festival, Improv Comedy Bangalore 2018
Photographer 'Rajasthan Kabir Yatra' Story Hunters 2018
Theatre Director Green Room Project, Barking Dog Productions 2018 - 2019
Producer/Director Corporate Film Bangalore International Airport 2016 - 2017
Visuals Co-Creator Bharat Soka Gakkai 2015
Video Producer/ Director Bubbles Centre for Autism 2014 - 2015
Casting Director Future East Films 2013
Producer/Event Organizer ‘Visual Arts 2012’ Arth House 2012
Producer/Event Organizer 'Arts Expressive' Arth House 2011
Freelancer Photographer & Filmmaker Bang Design 2011
Freelance Photographer Foley Designs 2008
Photography Intern Outlook Magazine 2008
Centre Manager MyBoTree, Bangalore 2019
Task Producer Bigg Boss Kannada, Endemol Shine 2017 - 2018
Production Management Art Ichol Art Residency 2013
Assistant Director Nirvana Films, Bangalore 2010 - 2011
Photography. Video Art/Experimental Film. Improvised Theatre & Comedy. Performance Art.
Mixed-media Illustration. Writing. Electronic Music Production
Conceptual Ability - Calm - Curious - Critical Eye
Supportive - Respectful - Encouraging
Art, Design, Film - Srishti School of Art & Design, Bangalore 2005 - 2010
Psychology, Economics, Fine Arts - Mayo College, Ajmer 1998 - 2005
Edit Fiercely Hayley Kellett (Canada) 2019
Peak Performance Divya Sethi (Intel, Bangalore) 2019
Tell Better Stories Katarzyna Chmara (Poland) 2018
Freeform Improv Trent Pancy (Austria) 2018
Parallel Improv Nick Byrne (Australia) 2018
The Power of Silence Levente Molnár (Hungary) 2018
Rhythmic Spider Kirtana Kumar 2018
Do The Bollywood Naveen Kaushik (Mumbai) 2018
Haiyu Slipware with Ange Peter at Ceramics Triennale, Jaipur 2018
Improvised Music by Women of the World for Berkley Exchange 2018
Improvisation for Instructors and Counsellors by Jonathan Pitts (USA) 2018
Contemporary Dance Theatre & Contact Improv by Melissa Eveleigh (UK) 2018
3 Master Classes in Improv by Jonathan Pitts Improv Comedy Bangalore 2018
Improvisation with Christiane Brew (UK) 2017
Improvisation with Roemer Lievaart (Netherlands) 2017
Photographer (Volunteer) Narayana Hrudalaya 2017
Photographer (Volunteer) Bubbles Centre for Autism 2014 – 2019
Graphic Designer (Volunteer) Daily Dump 2013
Director Video Pitch for Artist (Pro bono) Prakash Lakshman 2012
Poetry, Social Commentary, Performance Art, Collaboration
In collaboration with a transgender artist, Sandeepta, I developed a piece that was born from unusual fashion poses and questioning the openness of the fashion industry to transgender people. It evolved into questioning my own stereotypes and biases and if I let it go, would my imagination be restricted to gender.
Collaboration, Performance Art, Experimental
"Leaving" is the journey of a relationship, power dynamics, the struggle to stay or not, influenced by internal or external forces.
Conceptualized, captured and edited by Sahil Sen.
A collaboration with 3 performance artists from different spaces - theatre, contemporary movement and choreographed dance - Laxmipriya SN, Priya Kaul and Swetha Mahesh. It was guided by Nakula Somanna, and assisted by Tanmay Patro.
Simple Surreal, Format Experiment, Collaboration
Exploring different aspects of wind from supportive and rhythmic to wild and forceful.
The video was made to support a group performing a dance at a cultural festival.
Evoking a horror like mood, on the move, in this undefined urban space.
Experiment: Colour/Mixed Footage/Mood
Audio (source of inspiration): Radha Mahendru
Primarily shot in a day, a play with colour keying effects and a mix offootage from different contexts. Matching similar movement to connect otherwise disconnected imagery and playing with repetition of narrative elements.
A self-imposed restriction of using limiting and unexpected technology such as MS Paint and Virtual DJ, created this comical exploration of relationships and differing perceptions.
The result of a spontaneous observation exercise, edited together to capture the mood of the space and suggestion of a character’s story.
It is labelled as a film exercise, along with many other uploads on my youtube channel, the descriptions of each offering simple ideas for people to explore filmmaking.
Genre Experimentation, Wedding Video Art, Visual Play, Music Composition
Inspired by fashion videos, footage from weddings, playfully observed and edited moods - decoration, celebration and the nature of glamourous comparison commonly found at weddings and in fashion.
Song Composition, Travel Log, Documentary Experiment
Exploring Delhi wall art and my connection to Delhi through a travel log with a commenting rhyme.