Karan Shrestha lives and works out of Mumbai, India and Kathmandu, Nepal as an independent filmmaker, short story writer and artist. He studied at Sydney Film School and began making films and video shorts in 2009, experimenting and exploring hybrid narratives. His fictional works stemming from personal politics and social issues examine and restructure our notions of the ‘present’.
His art works and films have been part of group exhibitions and screenings in UK, USA, Australia, Switzerland, Indonesia, India and Nepal.
Selected Exhibitions and Screenings:
Archetype Gallery, NSW, Australia, Dec’ 2010
Sandarbh Artist’s Workshop, Jaipur, India, Nov’ 2012
Photo.Circle, Kathmandu, Nepal, April’ 2013
Chauvel Cinema Paddington, NSW, Australia, Dec’ 2013
NFDC Film Bazaar, International Co-production, Goa, India, Oct’ 2014
Delfina Foundation, London, UK, Sept’ 2015
International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland, Nov’ 2015
PIX: A Photography Quarterly, The Gallery, New Delhi, India, April’ 2016
Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal, July’ 2016
ARKIPEL International Documentary and Film Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia, August’ 2016
PIX: A Photography Quarterly, Taragaon Museum, Kathmandu, Nepal, September’ 2016
Photo Kathmandu, Nepal, October’ 2016