Contingent Farewell

Sahej Rahal (born 1988) lives and works in Mumbai, India. Sahej’s installations, films and performances are part of a constructed mythology of indeterminate beings emerging into the everyday as if from the cracks in our civilization. Rahal’s participation in institutional and major group exhibitions have included the Liverpool Biennial, 2016; Setouchi Triennial, 2016; Jewish Museum, New York, 2015; Kochi Muziris Biennale, 2014; Vancouver Biennale, 2014;  MACRO Museum, Rome, 2014. His work has been exhibited at Galleria Continua, Les Moulins, France, 2014 and Art Stage Singapore, 2014. He has had two major solo exhibitions at Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai. He is a recipient of the INLAKS emerging artist award 2012; the IFA Critical Arts Practice grant 2014; and has been awarded the Forbes India Art Award, 2014, for best debut show for his solo exhibition ‘Forerunner’ at Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai.

Image: Contingent Farewell, documentation of performance, Kadist SF 2016, Photography: Christie Yuri Noh