Sahej Rahal

Field of Practice:



Solitude fellowship

City, Country:

Mumbai, India


2015, 2016, 2017


Feb 2018 - Apr 2018

July 2020 - Sept 2019

Born 1988 in Mumbai/India.

Sahej Rahal lives and works in Mumbai. In 2011 he graduated from the Rachana Sansad Academy of Fine Arts & Crafts in Mumbai, majoring in painting. Sahej Rahal has since expanded his practice to explore a burgeoning mythology through installations, films and performances.

His work has been exhibited at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014, the MACRO Museum in Rome/Italy, GALLERIA CONTINUA in Les Moulins/France, GASWORKS in London/Great Britain (2013), the Vancouver Biennale 2014, the Jewish Museum in New York, NY/USA, Art Stage Singapore, the Setouchi Triennale 2016 in Japan and most recently as a part of the Liverpool Biennial 2016.

He is a recipient of Inlaks Fine Arts Award 2012, the IFA Critical Arts Practice grant 2014 and has been awarded the Forbes India Art Award 2014 for best debut show for his solo exhibition Forerunner at Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai.