Sonal Kantaria

Sonal Kantaria is a visual artist and academic based in London, UK. Her film and photography work has been exhibited widely in the UK and internationally.

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November 28 - December 21
Finkelstein Gallery, Basement 2, 1 Victoria St
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Sonal Kantaria is a visual artist and academic based in London, UK. Her film and photography work has been exhibited widely in the UK and internationally. Most recently her artist film After the crow flies was screened at Ikon Gallery, UK (2018) and at the Whitechapel Gallery, UK (2017). The film was also selected for the BAFTA recognised Aesthetica Film Festival, UK (2016).
Her project Naseeb: Trafficked was presented as a solo exhibition both at the Perth Centre for Photography (2013) and at Next Level Projects/Autograph ABP (2012). The work was also selected and exhibited by the Photographers Gallery London for FreshFacedandWildEyed11.
Sonal has completed artist residencies in Western Australia at Perth Institute for Contemporary Art (2015), the City of Greater Geraldton (2014) and at the Perth Centre for Photography in Australia (2013).
She has worked as a visiting lecturer at the University of the Arts London, the University of Westminster and the University of Hertfordshire, UK and as a visiting academic at Curtin University in Western Australia.
Sonal is currently teaching at King’s College London and also completing her PhD in Film Studies.

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FILM INSTALLATIONS

2018          After the crow flies, Ikon Gallery, London, UK

 

2017          After the crow flies, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK

 

2016          After the crow flies, Aesthetica Film Festival, York, UK

2016          After the crow flies, Sensing Australia, Menzies Centre, Kings College London, UK

 

2013         Naseeb: Trafficked, Perth Centre for Photography, (Solo exhibition)

 

2012          Naseeb: Trafficked, Autograph ABP & Next Level Projects (Solo exhibition)

2012          Naseeb: Trafficked, East End Film Festival, London, UK

 

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS

2016          Aboriginal Teenagers, Geraldton Art Gallery, Australia

 

2015          Traces, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK (Group)

 

2014          Traces, Fremantle Arts Centre, Horizon: Exploring the West Coast of Australia, (Group)

 

2013          Naseeb: Trafficked, Perth Centre for Photography, (Solo)

2013           Traces, Light in Winter Festival, Melbourne

 

2012          Flash Forward 2012, Magenta Foundation, Boston (Group show featuring Naseeb: Trafficked)

2012          Naseeb: Trafficked, Autograph ABP & Next Level Projects (Solo)

2012          Naseeb: Trafficked, Foto8 Summer show, London (Group)

2012          Naseeb: Trafficked, Photofusion London, Magenta Foundation (group)

2012          Flash Forward 2012, Magenta Foundation, Photofusion London (Group show featuring Naseeb: Trafficked)

 

2011          Photomonth, Richmix London (Group show featuring Modelling in India)

2011          KL PhotoAwards Festival, Kuala Lumpur (Group exhibition featuringNaseeb:Trafficked)

2011          FreshFacedandWildEyed11, Photographers’ Gallery, London (Group exhibition featuring Naseeb: Trafficked)

2011          Delhi Photo Festival 2011, Habitat Centre Delhi (Group show featuring Naseeb: Trafficked)

 

2010          MA Photojournlism Graduate Show, P3 Gallery London (Group exhibition featuring Naseeb: Trafficked)

2010          Photomonth, Truman Brewery London (Group show featuring Naseeb: Trafficked)

2010          Photomonth, Richmix London (Group show featuring Naseeb: Trafficked)

2010          West Photo Awards, P3 Gallery London, Helsinki and Berlin (Group show featuringNaseeb: Trafficked)

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