Information / CV

Nihaal Faizal
based in Bangalore, India


EDUCATION

2017 - 18     Home Workspace Programme, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon
2012 - 16     BCA, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, India


EXHIBITIONS

2020
Escaleras Futuras, Galería Santa fé, Bogota, Colombia

2019
Sickle & Code, Museum of History and Cultural Heritage, Lakatamia, Cyprus
View: India, Landskrona Museum, Landskrona, Sweden
Between Dog and Wolf, Home Sweet Home, New Delhi, India

2017
The Real Taste of India, Mumbai Art Room, Bombay, India
Double Road, whiteBOX, Munich, Germany
Common Ground #3, Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin, Germany
ARCADE, Klara Kiss Zip Space, Zurich, Switzerland
Material Light, Mill Hall, Mattanchery, Kerala, India
#exstrange, e-Bay and www.exstrange.com

2016
3BHK, Home Sweet Home, Heritage Apartments, Fort Cochin, India
Document V, The Luminary, St.Louis, USA
A Bit to Eat, Taste of India Restaurant, Yelahanka New Town, India

2015
Templates for Everyone, We’ll Figure It Out, Yelahanka New Town, India
Common Ground #2, Clark House Initiative, Bombay, India
Where the Heart Is, Home Sweet Home, Bangalore, India

2014
The C(h)roma Show, Croma Store, Bangalore, India
Now Showing, Rex Theatre, Bangalore, India

2013
Lost Thoughts and Found Ideas, G.159, Yelahanka New Town, India


LECTURES, SCREENINGS, AND WORKSHOPS

2020
On Reliable Copy (lecture), Guftgu Talk Series, Offset Projects, online
Cinemagora (screening), UNI, Zurich, Switzerland
06/02/20 (screening), Kinoclub Fallow, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

2019
Publishing in an Expanded Field (lecture), Gallery Ark, Baroda, India
How to Make Flubber (lecture and workshop), Thkio Ppalies, Nicosia, Cyprus
Haleema Hashim's Photographs (lecture), Akademin Valand, Gothenburg, Sweden
Sharjah Film Platform (screening), Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE


RESIDENCIES

2019    ZK/U, Berlin, Germany (supported by Goethe Institut, Bangalore)
2015    1Shanthiroad Studio/Gallery, Bangalore, India


GRANTS

2020
Rhizome - Microgrant
Experimenter - GENERATOR Cooperative Art Production Fund (with Chinar Shah)
India Foundation for the Arts - Research Grant (with Sarasija Subramanian)
Akar Prakar Contemporary - ArtVarta Publishing Grant (for Reliable Copy)

2017
Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation - Mumbai Art Room Exhibition Grant (with Chinar Shah)