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Rakesh Mohindra is a visual artist who lives and works in London. In his practice he uses photography, video, sound and performance to explore themes of transition and identity. His research interests centre around the disruption of the viewer’s relationship with the photographic image. He is a co-founder of the artist's group Image Assembly and is co-founder of pic.london, a festival and platform to support artists working with the photographic image.

Rakesh is also an educator. He has taught at the National Portrait Gallery and is a  lecturer at the University of Westminster. In addition he provides one-to-one tuition in Photography or Moving Image.


Researching and writing module proformas 

Module leadership

Delivering technical lectures and workshops including studio lighting, presentation methods  

Preparing and running theory seminars 

Formative and summative assessment  

Project development guidance 

Teaching exhibition skills

Giving individual tutorials  

Running group critique sessions  

Leading gallery visits with curatorial tasks  

Curating exhibitions


.Selected Exhibitions

Reflect The Truth China Design Centre, London (2016)

Precious The RPS at The Magic Gallery, London (2016)

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize National Portrait Gallery, London (2015-16)

The Pensive Image Ambika P3 Gallery, London (2015)

Image & Language Gallery West Project Space, London (2014)


Moving Stills University of West England, Bristol (2016) 


Photography Dialogues University of West England, Bristol (2016)