Gautam Kansara (b. 1979, London) is an artist and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. Gautam’s video and photographic work is part of prestigious private collections including The Burger Collection, Hong Kong, and The Shreya and Swapan Seth Collection, New Delhi. Since 2002 his work have been featured internationally in numerous exhibitions and screenings, including including Speak Out at the Bronx Art Space, New York City (2016); The Time is NOW curated by the Rush Philanthropic Foundation at the Scope Art Fair 2015, New York City (2015); Save As… at Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi (2014); A nite with the Poizon Dartz at Secret Project Robot Art Experiment, Brooklyn, NY (2013); This is familiar but I can’t remember now… at the Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY (2012); Collapsing Giant at Joyce Soho, New York City (2012); Multiple, Unique, Limited: Selections from the Permanent Collection at The Center for Book Arts, New York City (2011); Don’t Hurry, Don’t Worry at Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi (2010); No Soul For Sale at X-Initiative, New York City (2009), us between us at Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (2008); Rencontres Internationales at the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid (2008); We Will Always Be There For You at Kunsthaus Dresden (2008); TV Dinners at LMAK Projects, New York City (2007); AIM 26 at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York City (2006). Gautam has been an artist-in-residence at Smack Mellon, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space, and the Center for Book Arts, all in New York City. Gautam is part of the faculty at Manhattan College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department, New York University’s Department of Art and Art Professions, and the National Academy Museum’s School of Fine Arts.