SELECTED INSTALLATIONS
A room for a pinoleptic, interactive sound and video installation, Uchronia World, Somerset House, 2020.
Stone Dead, Cheriton Light Festival, 2020. (Strange Cargo & Arts Council of England)
Pilgrim, Selby Abbey, November 2019. (Selby 950, Selby DC & Arts Council of England)
Blade, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, Hull UK City of Culture 2017.
Three Graces, Illuminate York, 2015. (York CC & Arts Council of England)
Return, Cheriton Light Festival, 2014. (Strange Cargo & Arts Council of England)
Foundation, Former Odeon, Chester, 2012. (Cheshire West and Chester Council)
Mirrie Dancers, Shetland, 2009 to 2010. (Shetland Arts, Esmé Fairburn & Scottish Arts Council)
Emplacement, New Holland, St. Petersburg 2000.
Gallery in the Trees, Birmingham, 2000.
selected exhibitions
If walls could talk, Karachi, Group Show, 2020.
Trojan Donkey, Karachi, Group Show, 2019.
Permittivity of Free Space, Group Show, APT Gallery, 2018.
Karachi Biennial, Group Show, 2017.
Maroon, Solo Show, ISKON Centre, Leicester, 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.
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.
VSAL, Amin Gulgee Gallery, Karachi, group show, 2001.
Emplacement, New Holland, St. Petersburg, Group Show, 2000.
You gotta ‘ave, BIAD, Birmingham, solo show, 2000.
A Disturbance of Memory, C.F.A.R, London, group show, 1999.
Close to Home, UFF Galeria, Budapest, group show, 1998.
Instruments of Deceit, Gasworks, London,& curated this group show, 1997.

selected public Projects
Chromaphore, permanent light installation, East Riding of Yorkshire, 2020. (ARCO)
Veill, Permanent Video Installation, Chelmsford,Essex. 2020.
The Golden Hour, Permanent Dynamic Architectural Lighting, 2015-2018
In partnership with Hull CC, Arup and Reform Landscape Architects.
Hryre (ruin), St John the Baptist, Chester, 2012
Commissioned by Chester Renaissance and co funded by the AHRC.
Shoal, St Davids, Cardiff, 2011
Cascade, Cathedral Green, Derby, 2008.
Artist for Light, Breaking Boundaries, Kent County Council, Ashford, Kent, 2006-08.
Nocturne, QEII Bridge, Newcastle, 2007
Lead Artist, Constellations. Optima Community Association, Birmingham, 2007.
Glazed Roof Design, 2008. Cabot Circus, Bristol.
Sky Mirror, 2007. Atwood Green, Birmingham.
Urban Fringe, Medway, Kent, with the Kent Architecture Centre, 2012.
Lead Artist Provocateur, Learning Spaces Living Spaces, Birmingham, 2005-06.
St Pauls Transport Study, Bristol 2005-06. (with Colin Buchanan Ltd.)
Chambers, A259, Shepway Coast, 2004.

Selected Professional Appointments
Advisory Board Member, Centre for. the History of People, Place and Community, Institute of Historical Research, University of London.
IXIA Board Chair, 2012 to 2020 (IXIA is the public art think tank).
Lead Cultural Strategy Consultant for Ashford Borough Council, 2010.
Lead artist and mentor for Optima Community Association, 2002 to 2007.
Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, 2000-05.
Visiting Lecturer at various schools of art and architecture including the Royal College of Art.
External Examiner: BA Sculpture, Wimbledon School of Art & Design, 2004-06.
Wheatley Bequest Sculpture Fellow, BIAD, Birmingham, 2000.

SELECTED Conferences and Publications
‘Mise-en-Scene’ In: Emerging Identities in the Futures of Place (Springer Series. 2020),
‘Night Moves’ In: Walking Cities. London (Routledge, 2020)
Blades of Glory by Nick Robbins, in Resurgence and Ecologist, November 2017.
Nayan Kulkarni: Blade. 3rd Dimension Magazine, April 2017.
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.

Education
PhD, Royal College of Art, 2020.
MA Fine Art, Slade School of Art, UCL. 1997.
BA (Hons) Fine Art, BIAD, Birmingham. 1993.

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