Ansuman Biswas | the artist




The artist Ansuman Biswas
Born 1965, Calcutta, India.
Lives and works in London, UK.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Video, Performance Art,

He is actively engaged in bridging the gap between science and art. He sits on the Board of Directors of Arts Catalyst, the science-art agency. In 2002-2003 he was artist-in-residence at the National Institute of Medical Research. He has an on-going research interest in consciousness studies, in particular the subjective emotional correlates of objective physiological states. He has had a leading role in developing new models of interdisciplinary collaboration as artist-in-residence with Hewlett-Packard at HP labs in Bangalore. He has been part of a pioneering study group on Cultural Utilisation of the International Space Station, for the European Space Agency. And he has been involved in setting up similar cultural initiatives in conjunction with the Indian Space Research Organization and the National Institute of Advanced Studies, India.


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Ansuman Biswas
He has shown visual and time-based art at The Tate Modern, The South London Gallery, The Whitechapel Gallery, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, IIC New Delhi, Headlands Centre, San Francisco, and many other galleries and museums around the world. He also runs ongoing projects with diverse partners in Europe, USA, Africa and Asia. He has been artist-in-residence at HP Labs, Bangalore, at the Guangdong Modern Dance Company, China and at NICA (Networking Initiatives in Culture and the Arts) Yangon, Myanmar…

Ansuman Biswas
Season is a four-screen installation that examines memory, identity, ghosts, rhythm and the roots of culture, partly refracted through an autobiographical lens. Biswas has constructed a pictorial and musical essay on journeying, death and the seasonal cycles…

Ansuman Biswas
Self/Portrait

Ansuman Biswas
Collaborations with environmental arts / performance company Red Earth, performance artist Parmin Ras and musician Ansuman Biswas.



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