Rakesh Mohindra

Rakesh Mohindra is a visual artist who lives and works in London. In his practice he uses photography, video, sound and performance to explore themes of transition and identity. His research interests centre around the disruption of the viewer’s relationship with the photographic image. He is a co-founder of the artist's group Image Assembly and is co-founder of pic.london, a festival and platform to support artists working with the photographic image.

Rakesh is also an educator. He has taught at the National Portrait Gallery and is a  lecturer at the University of Westminster. In addition he provides one-to-one tuition in Photography or Moving Image.

.Selected Exhibitions

Reflect The Truth China Design Centre, London (2016)

Precious The RPS at The Magic Gallery, London (2016)

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize National Portrait Gallery, London (2015-16)

The Pensive Image Ambika P3 Gallery, London (2015)

Image & Language Gallery West Project Space, London (2014)


Moving Stills University of West England, Bristol (2016) 


Photography Dialogues University of West England, Bristol (2016) 

  • Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media

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