Born in 1969, N S Harsha lives and works in Mysuru, India. Drawing from diverse visual languages including Indian painting, Western modern painting, graphic novels and Japanese manga, his multifaceted artistic practice ranges from painting, sculpture, installation to workshop.
His works have been presented in numerous group shows organised by prominent international institutions, biennales and triennales such as Indian Highway (Serpentine Galleries, London and other cities in Europe, 2008), 21st Biennale of Sydney, Australia (2018), Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India (2014), Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2013), Adelaide International, Australia (2012) and Asia Pacific Triennial (APT), Australia (1999).
His recent solo exhibitions took place at Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, UK (2018), Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (2017) and the Dallas Museum of Art, USA (2015-2016). In 2008, Harsha was awarded the Artes Mundi Prize and received the DAAD scholarship in 2012.