Pradeep Mahadeshwar – Performance
Pradeep Mahadeshwar (he/they) is originally from India and is now an Irish citizen. He graduated from Buckinghamshire New University MA in Printmaking in 2011. They are a visual artist and an LGBTQ+ activist; writing, illustrations, performance and moving images are among their mediums. Their work explores identities by collecting written and spoken words, moving images and illustrations based on surreal-looking satires of sexual racism and absurd meditative images to fantasise alternative emotional landscapes with infinite new possibilities for sexual expression and gender identity. Through art practice, he is researching the effects of sexual racism on the mental and sexual health of Queer People Of Colour living in Ireland. Their recent work, "Skin To Skin Talks'', was screened at the 31st GAZE International LGBTQIA Film Festival, 2023. This film project also got selected for FRINGE! Queer Film & Arts Fest, London and Queer Lisboa - International Queer Film Festival, Lisbon. Pradeep is a Museum of Everyone Associate Artist and is currently an artist in residence at IMMA and Galway Art Centre as part of the Museum of Everyone - Communal project. No booking required, but places are limited.