Illustration - Bhoan by Marina Berio, 2016. Photograph by Isabella Friis, 2019.

About The Artist

(b. 1986)

My name is Akshay Bhoan and I am an Indian artist based between London & New Delhi. My work is focused on the intimate study of violence and memory. 

Exhibitions
ReconnectUK - Fitzrovia Gallery London - 2021
Reclaim Cultural Surplus - Pop Up / On Curating Project Space Zurich - 2021
Poplar Union Digital Arts Festival / Community Commission London - 2020
Seeking.Moving.Belonging - Online / Cologne - 2020
En Foco Fellowship Exhibition - Online / BronxArtCenter - 2020
Field Of Souls - Chapter 1 - International Center Of Photography Library - 2019
Field Of Souls - Chapter 1 - Welcome House, Copenhagen, 2018
Notes To The Future – Space the Passenger, Mexico City, Mexico, 2017
Notes To The Future – Short Gallery & Olga Piedrahita, Bogata, Colombia, 2017
Pop Up Archive - MANA, New Jersey, Curated by Claudia Sohrens, 2017
Perpetual Revolution – ICP Museum, New York, 2017
#HelloICP – ICP Museum, New York, 2016
Photoville – Brooklyn, New York, 2015 
Tipping Point – ICP School, New York, 2015 
Punto De Inflexión, GuatePhoto Festival - Guatemala City, Guatemala, 2015
Delhi Photo Festival – Indian Habitat Center, New Delhi, India, 2013

Publications
Last Seen, 2015 (Self Published)
Kali, 2017 (Published in collaboration with Gundi Studios)

Interviews / Features
ToR Shades Of Noir
Nueva Luz
ISO Magazine
Pool Magazine
Tasveer Journal
Lomography Online Magazine
TheArt Series feature Interview

Grants / Residency / Awards
En Foco Photography Fellowship - 2020
American Sufi Project Grant - 2016
Toto Awards For Photography Finalist - 2016
Lisette Model Grant - 2015
Ballarat Photo Festival Book Award Finalist - 2015

Education
Slade MFA, London - 2021 - 2023
International Center Of Photography, New York - 2015
Punjabi University, Patiala, India - 2007

Contact
email : abhoan@gmail.com  
instagram : @maharajapatiala
Linkedin : Akshay Bhoan


StudioBhoan - London | New Delhi