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Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Dan Weill.

Hardeep Pandhal

Born in 1985, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Lives and works in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Overview

Hardeep Pandhal makes hand-drawn cartoons, digital animations and multimedia installations. Adopting the language of so-called ‘gutter media’ – video games and comics – the artist employs fiction, colloquialism, wordplay and rap to confront, satirise and unravel the legacies of empire and colonialism and explore ‘syncretic strains of post-brown weirdness’. Much of Pandhal’s work stems from his Sikh heritage and personal experiences of everyday racism and entrenched, systematic modes of prejudice...Read more