Solo Shows

2019

Nomadic Vitrine

Recent Activity, Birmingham, UK

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2017

Things That Remind Me of Home

The GAP Arts Project, Birmingham, UK
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Group Shows

2021

Date tbc

a simultaneity of stories-so-far

Grand Union Gallery, Birmingham, UK

*Postponed: Due to Covid-19.

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2020

Date tbc

Being with Commons

Moseley Road Baths, Birmingham, UK

*Postponed: Due to Covid-19.

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24/10/20 - 28/11/20

Recipes for Resistance

Ort Gallery, Birmingham, UK

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02/10/20 - 13/12/20 

Thirteen Ways of Looking

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry, UK

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PACK in Lockdown: Instagram Exhibition

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2019

Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art

Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum,

Leamington Library, Royal Pump Rooms, UK

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New Art West Midlands x Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art

The Row, Coventry, UK

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Some Kinda Love

Gallery Celine, Glasgow, UK

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Manchester Contemporary with Vivid Projects

Manchester Central Convention Complex, UK

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Becoming an Archive

Women's Art Library, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

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guiltee pleasures

Oh Kay Gall, York, UK

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Asian Woman Festival

The New Bingley Hall, Birmingham, UK

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Live, Laugh, Love

Birmingham School of Art, UK

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Black Hole Club 2019 Launch

Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK

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2018

WAIFU + IN USE: Houses of Holy

Stryx Gallery, Birmingham, UK

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175

Birmingham School of Art, UK

Turn Out 

Birmingham School of Art, UK

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Alumni Show

Stourbridge College Art & Design Centre, UK

2017

Upstairs Downstairs

CET Building, Coventry, UK

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2016

UNICORN IS MORE THAN A NATION

The GAP Arts Project, Birmingham, UK

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New Art West Midlands

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK

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Portrait Salon 15

Reminders Photography Stronghold, 

Tokyo, Japan

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2015

Portrait Salon 15

Embassy Tea Gallery, London, UK

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Black History Month

University of Birmingham, UK

 

Race 50

The Drum Arts Centre, Birmingham, UK

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Rove

Birmingham School of Art, UK

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Talks and Events

2020

Chopping Club with Navi Kaur

Human Libraries

*Please note: This online event is free and open to all.

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Recipes for Resistance: What are we inheriting?

Manchester Museums, supported by British Council for South Asian Heritage Month

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Artist Talk and Group Crit with Navi Kaur

Work in Progress public programme

NN Contemporary Art Northampton, UK

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'On The Settee' with Navi Kaur

The Front Room, Civic Square

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2019

In conversation with Navi Kaur 

The Morning Exchange

Birmingham School of Art, UK

Nocturnes: Welcome / Home

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts,

University of Birmingham, UK

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Artist Roundtable: Challenging Systems

The MAIA Weekender,

Impact Hub Birmingham, UK

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Panel discussion on Aligning Faith and Creative Expression as part of the celebrations for the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, University of Birmingham, UK

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Grand Union Summer Studio Sale

Grand Union Gallery, Birmingham, UK

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'Finding Space in Faith' at Lift-Off Film Festival

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Guest Speaker at Soapbox & Shawarma

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

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2018

Artist Talk and Group Crit with Navi Kaur

Dudley College of Technology, West Mids, UK

Education

2019

PGCE Secondary Education: Art and Design

Staffordshire University

Stoke-on-Trent, UK

 

2018

MA Arts and Education Practices (Distinction)

Birmingham School of Art

Birmingham, UK
 

2015

BA (Hons) Fine Art (2:1)

Birmingham School of Art

Birmingham, UK

2014

Arte Visive, Scultura, Fotographia & Disegno 

Erasmus Programme

Libera Accademia di Belle Arti (LABA) Brescia, IT

 

Teaching

08/19 - Present

Teacher of Art

Nishkam High School

Birmingham, UK

01/19 - 06/19

Associate Teacher of Art

S. Peter's Collegiate School

Wolverhampton, UK

09/18 - 01/19

Associate Teacher of Art

Kingsmead School

Cannock, UK

 

08/15 - 08/17

Associate Teacher and Arts Award Adviser

Nishkam Primary School

Birmingham, UK

 

Workshops

2019

Reclaiming the Teapot x The Barber Collective with Navi Kaur

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, 

University of Birmingham, UK

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Zine Workshop x The Barber Collective with Navi Kaur

Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA)

Birmingham Weekender, Digbeth, UK

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06/12 - 06/15

Arts Organiser and Workshop Facilitator

Achieving Goalz and Dreams

West Midlands, UK


2015

Photography Workshop Facilitator

The Drum Arts Centre

Birmingham, UK

Arts Workshop Facilitator

Work in Progress

Birmingham, UK

Bursaries and Commissions

2020

January 2020 - Present

Rural: Commissions and Collaborations

GRAIN Projects

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Budimom's Chole

Limited Edition A3 Risograph Recipe Card Designed collaboratively with Sumuyya Khader

Co-commissioned by Human Libraries and Grand Union Gallery

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2019

Filmmaker, Lucy Orta's Procession Banners

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

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2015

Black History Month Photography Commission

The Drum Art Centre, Birmingham, UK

Projects and Programmes

2019

Engine Room

Professional Development Programme

New Art West Midlands 

30/30 with 12ø

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Bhaiṇā

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2017

Arts Award

Nishkam Primary School, Birmingham, UK

2015

Pop Up Portrait Studio with Inès Elsa Dalal

The Loft, Birmingham,  UK

Residencies

2019

Artist Residency

Artefact Projects, Birmingham, UK

Artist Residency

B lack Hole Club 

Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK

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2018

Graduate Residency

Grand Union Gallery, Birmingham, UK

Web Residency

The White Pube, November 2018 #navember

 

Collections

2019

Present Futures x Women's Art Library

Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

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Features

2020

Union jack swastikas and space-age braids: Thirteen Ways of Looking - review by Kadish Morris for The Guardian 

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Recipes for Resistance Featured Artist:

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Whorling Featured Artist for the month of August:

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Artist Print Sale for Plan International Covid-19 Global Appeal

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2019

New Art West Midlands editorial feature:

Artist Spotlight: Navi Kaur

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Portrait sitter for Modern Muse by Arpita Shah:

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Meet the South Asian Women Reclaiming Their Heritage On Instagram by Ruhi Parmar Amin:

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2018

Artist profile by Laura O'Leary:

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Portrait sitter and participant for Asian Youth Culture:
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New Art West Midlands editorial feature:

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TOMBOY's YBA (Young Brown Artist) for the month of January: 
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2016

New Art West Midland's 'Emerging Artist' for the month of September.