Amitesh Grover has studied Live & Digital Arts at University of Arts London, U.K. His work occupies the intermediate space between Theatre, Performance, and InteracKve Art. His works are shown internationally at festivals and in theatres, galleries, public spaces, and on the internet. He is the recipient of MASH FICA Award for New Media Artist (2019), and was recently announced as Artistic Director for ITFOK Theatre Festival, Kerala 2020. He has received Bismillah Khan National Award (India, 2008) and was nominated for Arte Laguna Prize (Italy 2018), and Forecast Award (HKW, Germany 2015). He has been on numerous residencies including PACT Zollverein (Germany 2018), Tokyo Culture Creation Project (Japan, 2013), KMAT Residency (Australia, 2011), and Prohelvetia AIR (Switzerland, 2008). He has given prominent talks on his work at Performance Studies International ’23 (Germany, 2017), University of Exeter (U.K. 2016), Lasalle College of Art (Singapore, 2016), National Drama Theatre (Lithuania, 2016), Cornell University (U.S. 2011), among others.
At present, he is Assistant Professor at National School of Drama (India), and leads a course onInteractive Art (M.F.A.) at Shiv Nadar University. He is visiting faculty at National Institute of Design, and School of Planning & Architecture. He is NSD alumnus and CWIT scholar.