03 Paribartana Mohanty 11aa2092a88664641917b5ecab83028c Paribartana Mohanty, at Regional Arts Australia

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Paribartana Mohanty is a multimedia artist, working with video, storytelling, writing and painting. His recent work explores new environment-disaster-landscapes emerging near the coast of Bay of Bengal in Odisha, that studies deep impacts of recurring cyclones, tsunamis and land erosion on marginal communities, nature and culture. Paribartana’s interest and research is in examining how technologies of algorithmic networks, digitalization, data mining, access and surveillance are shaping public perception about ‘natural’ calamity, and how new government policies are changing the rural landscapes in Odisha.

His work has been exhibited in many group exhibitions and film festivals, including MACAN Museum, Indonesia; Ars Electronica Festival, Linz (2022); New Museum, New York (2022); Chennai Photo Biennale 3 (2022); 35th European Media Art Festival at Osnabrück (2022); 4th VH Award and EYEBEAM (2021); Goethe Institute, Mumbai (2022); Transart Triennale, London (2016); 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam(2016); 59th BFI London Film Festival (2015), Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore (2015); and Institute of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France (2013), among others. His last two solo exhibitions were organised by Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, in 2012 and 2018.

He is a member of the artist collective WALA and worked as one of the curators for Kochi Students’ Biennale, which was part of Kochi Muziris Biennale (2016).

Mohanty has presented and performed at Sharjah March Meeting; Goethe Institute New Delhi; South Asia Institute at Harvard University, Boston; School of Arts and Aesthetics (JNU); InC gathering of artists, Dhalao and Sarai Reader CSDS, New Delhi; Kochi Muziris Biennale Symposia; T.A.J. Residency & SKE Projects (2015), Bengaluru, among others.

He earned a BFA from Dhauli College of Art and Craft, Bhubaneswar (2004) and an MA in History of Art from the National Museum Institute, New Delhi (2006).

Mohanty was born in 1982 in Odisha (India). He currently lives and works in Delhi and Odisha.

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