Rahee Punyashloka


Rahee Punyashloka (b. 1993) is a writer, visual artist, and filmmaker based in New Delhi. His video works, especially the Noise Reduction series, are philosophical inquiries into the nature of how we perceive, process and remember the materiality of images. This series has been exhibited in numerous venues including the International Film Festival, Rotterdam and the Tribeca Film Festival (New York). Punyashloka belongs to the Dalit community and has expanded his practice toward creating visual art that is rooted in Dalit histories and Ambedkarite iconography. He is currently writing his first novel, A Manual for Shapeshifting, under the mentorship of Madhuri Vijay from the South Asia Speaks program.