Sonal Kantaria is based in London, UK. She is currently completing her PhD in Film Studies

Sonal Kantaria is based in London, UK. She is currently completing her PhD in Film Studies. Her thesis explores ‘Indigenous Knowledge’, connecting the experience of working with Yamaji elders in Western Australia (a process begun in 2013), relevant film scholarship and theory, and her own practice as a photographer and filmmaker.

Her film and photography work has been exhibited both in the UK and internationally. Most recently, her film work, 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).

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.

Images:
There’s a fire in our hearts III, 2019
61.5 x 61.5cm , edition of 8, shot on film
Hahnemühle FineArt print
There’s A Fire In Our Hearts II,
2016, 61.5 X 61.5cm,
Edition Of 8, Shot On Film Hahnemühle FineArt Print