Harsha Biswajit was born in Madras, India and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts, New York with an MFA in Computer Art. He also has a BSc in Economics from the University of Nottingham, UK and a MA in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick, UK. He works with a diverse range of media - from drawings, to digital photography, video and sculpture, often infusing them together in search of a balance/relationship between the traditional and the modern. Taking references from philosophy, literature, economics and politics, his works weave around issues of dualities between humans and nature, ecology, and time. The representation of animals posing as a mirror to society is the central motif that runs throughout the work.
His works have been exhibited in 'Aqua Art Miami', 2016, 'Chennai Photo Biennale', India, 2016, ‘Color Show: Photography Now’, Black Box Gallery, Portland, 2015, ‘Double Decker Art Show’, The Greenpoint Gallery, New York, 2015, ‘Governors Island Art Fair’, New York, 2014, ‘Zero:One’, SVA Chelsea Gallery, 2014, ‘South Indian Art Exhibition’, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai, 2013, ‘India Art Festival, Mumbai, 2013/12/11, ‘RE’, SVA Westside Gallery, New York, 2012, Art Chennai, India, 2013/12, ‘Concurrence’, Forum Art Gallery and Gallery Beyond, Kochi, 2012, ‘4th Bhiku Ram Jain Art Awards Group Show’, New Delhi, 2012, ‘A Working Title’, ‘The Madras Canvas’, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2010.
Awards and merits include, Paula Rhodes Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement in Computer Art, School of Visual Arts, 2014, Winner of the Jury Award at Chandra Ilango Art Foundation, India, 2013, and Winner of Bhiku Ram Jain Art Awards, India, 2012.