DAVID DASHARATH KALAL
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2020 Virtual Show, The Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2020 Sow and Grow, The Generations Project, The Stonewall Inn, NY.
2020 Out of Character, The LIC Arts Gallery at The Factory NY.
2020 RENEWAL, Upstream Gallery, Hastings on Hudson, NY.
2019 Portrait, Art Room Gallery, NY.
2019 CONstitution,Con Artist Collective, NY.
2019 Words with Artists, 119 Ludlow, NY.
2018 Unruly Visions:Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diasporas, Duke Univ.
2017 Miximum Ca’ CanNY.The Sabotage Manuals, Interference Archive, NY.
2015 Anatole Felde, un petit drama bural, Cornelia Street, NY.
2014 Joke on a Joke, Union Docs Center for Documentary Art, NY.
2009 Signal to Noise, Canada Gallery, NY.
2008 Rather Wild Chauffeur, Allmanna Galleriet, Stockholm.
2007 Transnationalism, Activism, Art, University of Toronto.
2007 Yellow Lounge, Grand Casino, Lucerne
2006 Never Been to Hindustan, 3LD Art & Technology Center, NY.
2006 Julia Sets (Fractal mix) with Svante Henryson, Lydmar, Stockholm
2005 Kalalabad, Avanto, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki.
2005 The Blend, MTV, Los Angeles.
2005 Artwallah, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles.
2004 Obskur at Kaos World, Stockholm
2002 Mummy Series at Chashama Windows, NY.
2001 TrueMyth Blue Heron Arts Center, NY. Out on a Limb Series. ”One of the ten best theatrical events of 2001.” The Advocate
2001 Wild PoNY. Ride, Universal Builders, Red Hook NY.
2000 of,for and by(Tradition), Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi.
2000 GigoMatic, Bakhtun, NY.
1999 First Annual Video Marathon, Art in General
1999 Five Minutes to Cloud Boundary, Hunter College Gallery, NY.
1999 Voyeurism, Felix Media Arts Journal, NY.
1999 Meters 1, Salon 300, Brooklyn & Beijing
1997 National Gallery of Art, Canada. “Making Scenes”
1997 Microwave Festival, Hong Kong
1997 Rochester Film Festival, Rochester, NY. “Perversions Conversions”
1997 Frameline Festival, San Francisco
1996 New Museum of Contemporary Art, “Making Waves”, NY.
1996 Inside Out Festival, Vienna/Innsbruck
1996 Chicago Asian American Film Festival, WINNER Best Performance Video
1996 New Festival, New York
1996 Bates College. Bates, ME
1996 Knitting Factory, New York
1996 Icons and Adversaries, Munroe, NY.
1996 Tokyo Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Tokyo
1996 OutFest, Los Angeles
1996 Frameline Festival, Los Angeles
1996 Desh/Pardesh, Toronto
Unruly Visions, Continuum by Tulasi Johnson, 2020
Pink Cheeks, Brown Tones, Manifold by Cüneyt Çakırlar, 2019
Unruly Visions, Duke University Press by Gayatri Gopinath, 2018
Embracing Policy And Politics, World Affairs:The Journal of International Issues by Mohammed Badrul Alam, 2018
South Asian Migration:Remittances and Beyond by Zaara Zain Hussain,2015
Mix Collection, APA Archives Survey Project, 2015
Crafting Community:South Asian American Arts and Activism by Jaishri Abichandani, 2013
The Constructed Autobiography: Performance & Memory as a Means of Contrivance in Autobiographical Cinema by Navzad Dabu, 2009
Re-Visioning Space & Sexuality in Transnational Times by G. Gopinath, 2007
20th Anniversary Edition of Trikone Magazine, Cover,"with love," March 2006
Mika Taanila and Anton Nikkilä: Kamerakynä/The camera-pen, 2005
Desai, Jigna, Beyond Bollywood:The Cultural Politics of Diasporic Film, 2004
Shah, Tariq and Zhong, Yhueni, Hardboiled, May 2002
Krach, Aaron “Still Fresh at 15” LGNY., November 2001
Morris, Gary “Qfilmistan” Bright Lights Film Journal, October 2001
Oishi, Eve, COUNTERVISIONS: Asian American Film Criticism, ed., Darrell Hamamoto and Sandra Liu, Temple University Press 2000
Chopra, Sunnet ‘Patience Pays’ The Indian Express, March 26 2000 Hamamoto, Darryl ‘Coming Into Focus” NAATA 1999.
Hamamoto, Darryl ‘New Independence ...” Journal of AA Studies Volume 1, Number 2, June 1998, Johns Hopkins University Press
Bailey, Cameron ‘Hijacked Musical’ Now Toronto, July 16 1998
Sorabji, Sunita “Rich Offering – Directors Look to the Future”
India Today, April 1997 Obehas, Achy “After Hours” Chicago Tribune, May 1996
Verjee, Zain “From Behind the Scenes” Avec Pyar, March 1996
Morris, Gary “Making Connections” Bay Area Reporter, March 1996
Artist in Residency, CHARLESTON, SC. 2020: Crisis Residency, Creativity in Place 2020.
Studio Residency, NEW YORK, 2019: Con Artist Collective - Resident Artist 2019.
Filmmaker, Desilicious, NEW YORK, 2019: Developing a documentary on NYC’s longest running queer Desi Dance Party.
Curator, MIX Festival, NEW YORK, 2018: a screening of experimental outsider, activist and transnational film and video, interactive, performance and animation.
Curator, In-Between-Theories, NEW YORK, 2017-present: an online artspace presenting and discussing work that is practiced through experimentation and investigation and interactivity including work from artists including Phyllis Baldino, Luba Drozd, Yvette Choy, David Mramor, Parijat Desai and Shanna R. Polley.
Social Media Artist, ‘Understudies’ Web Series, NEW YORK. 2015: online strategy for a comedy series featuring Elizabeth Ashley and Alison Fraser.
Video Editor, 20 Years After Vienna: Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, NEW JERSEY. 2014, Edited video and graphics for this Rutgers University symposium that brought together human rights activists, academics, and experts to discuss the significance and achievements of the Vienna conference on Human Rights.
VJ - Yellow Lounge: Deutsche Grammofon. Classical Music in a club milieu a with a combination of world class DJs mixing everything from Bach to Ligeti, cutting edge VJs providing visuals and the very best in live classical music performance.
Lecturer – The New School, NEW YORK. Taught the foundation course in Design Theory and Production in the Communications Department.
Communications and Distribution – Third World Newsreel, NEW YORK.
Film releases for historic media collection by and about people of color and social justice issues.
Curated a yearlong series of exhibitions for the 30th anniversary of TWN at sites including: MOMA-NYC, LUX-London, Chicago Filmmakers, Edge Festival Liverpool and oversaw the design and publication of the 30th anniversary catalogue and monograph.
Programmed “Writers & Film” a three years series at the Donnell Media Center (funded by Reader’s Digest) of screenings and panels including such guests as: David Henry Hwang, Francine Prose, Jessica Hagedorn, Nancy Savoca, Sherman Alexie and Chris Eyre.
Programming and Distribution - Electronic Arts Intermix, NEW YORK.
Curatorial services, consultations, and programming support to curators, art historians, collectors and scholars.
Advisory Board for Reel NY, WNET’s showcase for Independent media and web work including curating, press and publicity campaigns
Selection Committee for Asian Cinevison, NEW YORKThe NY Asian-American International Film Festival
EDUCATIONBrown University, Providence, RI.
B.A. Semiotics, Modern Culture and Media Studies
Bard College: Milton Avery School for the Arts, Annandale, NY..
M.F.A. Film/Video/Digital Media