I am interested in the effects and affects of the post-cinematic imaginary on human experience, personal identity and the built environment. This interest is expressed in light, sound, video and performance based works in galleries and the public realm. Diverse projects extends the scope of his work to context and place specific based artworks in architecture and landscape. They deploy an extensive vocabulary grown from of an ongoing studio and installation based enquiry into perception and the image as a luminal phenomena. His practice has resulted in some of the most ambitious light works in the UK. current projects The Golden Hour, Hull, 2018-38 Veill, Chelmsford, 2018-28 Shadows, Hull, 2018-38 The Satellite Project, Curating New Video, 2017-20 selected exhibitions Karachi Biennial, Group Show, 2017. Maroon, Solo Show, ISKON Centre, Leicester, 2017. Daybreak, Group Show, Peckham, 2017. Act Natural, Group Show, Dyson Gallery, London, 2016. Phase Shift#1, Nayan Kulkarni & Steven Scott, hArts Lane Studio, London, 2015. Pre(c)lude, sound and video installation with Cradeaux Alexander, Studio RCA, London, 2015. Fracture and Great Dark Lake, light and performance, Brierfield Mill, Pendle, 2014. Installation with Mhairi Vari, Domo Baal Gallery, London, 2014. Are You Ok?, Group Show, Hanmi Gallery, London, 2014. Recorded Delivery, Screening, Curzon Soho, 2012. Double Bind, Group Show, Blyth Gallery, London, 2011. The Impossibility of Flight, Solo Show, Waterfront Gallery, Ipswich, 2010. Gratuitous Little Weight, Group Show, Standpoint Gallery, London, group show, 2007. Episode, Temporary Contemporary, London, Leeds and Miami, Group Show, 2005. Kulkarni & MacMullan, N.C.A. Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan, two person show, 2002. Predator, KX auf Kampnagel, Hamburg, Group Show, 2001. Without Touch, BIAD, Birmingham, initiated and curated this group show, 2001. Vasl, Amin Gulgee Gallery, Karachi, group show, 2001. Emplacement, New Holland, St. Petersburg, Group Show, 2000. You gotta ‘ave, BIAD, Birmingham, solo show, 2000. selected temporary works Blade, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, Hull City of Culture 2017. Three Graces, Illuminate York, 2015. Return, Cheriton Light Festival, 2014. Foundation, Former Odeon, Chester, 2012. Mirrie Dancers, Shetland, 2009 to 2010. Emplacement, New Holland, St. Petersburg 2000. Gallery in the Trees, Birmingham, 2000. selected external works Mirrie Dancers, Shetland, 2012 Hryre (ruin), St John the Baptist, Chester, 2012 Shoal, St Davids, Cardiff, 2011 Nocturne, QEII Bridge, Newcastle, 2007 selected conferences and publications Blades of Glory by Nick Robbins, in Resurgence and Ecologist, November 2017. Nayan Kulkarni: Blade. 3rd Dimension Magazine, April 2017. Night Moves, (chapter in) Walking Cities London, Camberwell Press, 2016. Light and Infrastructure, Chester, 2014 Light London Launch, GLA, London, 2009 Recent Work, PLDA, Edinburgh, 2008 Heavens Above, Jan-Carlos Kucharek, ‘RIBA Journal’, October 2008 Recent Work, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, 2007 Artists in conversation, with Neville Gabie, Arc, Preston, 2007 Light & Regeneration, speaker, PLDA Conference, Birmingham, 2006 Collaboration, Discipline and Ownership, ‘Desirable Places’, Ixia and Article Press, 2004 Disorientation & Spectacle with Jaspar Joseph-Lester, Transmissions, Artwords, 2004 awards ACTA: Eastern Eye Award for Arts 2017. Hull Footbridge: Civic Award Winner and Civic Special Award Winner, 2014. Hryre: Chester Civic Society Award, 2012, AHRC Award, 2012. Mirrie Dancers: Scottish Arts Council, Inspire Award, 2009, Esmé Fairburn, Project Award, 2009. Pennine Lancashire Squared: Winner International Landscape Competition, 2009. Cabot Circus Roof: Structural Steel Design Award, 2009. Ashford Ring Road: Landscape Institute: Highly commended, Design 1-5 ha, 2010; Award for Town Centre Regeneration, 2009; Finalist, Prime Ministers Better Public Building Award, 2009. Cathedral Green Derby Footbridge: Finalist, Prime Ministers Better Public Building Award, 2009. Nocturne: Civic Award, 2007. selected professional appointments IXIA Board Chair, 2012 to present. (IXIA is the public art think tank). Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, 2000-05 Visiting Lecturer at various schools of art and architecture. External Examiner: BA Sculpture, Wimbledon School of Art & Design, 2004-06 Wheatley Bequest Sculpture Fellow, BIAD, Birmingham, 2000 education Currently a PhD Candidate at the Royal College of Art MA Fine Art, Slade School of Art, UCL. 1997 BA (Hons) Fine Art, BIAD, Birmingham. 1993