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Gautam Valluri is an artist working with film. His work explores the relationship between urban spaces and personal histories through the materiality of celluloid. In 2014, he won The British Council’s GREAT scholarship to study Experimental Film at Kingston University, London where he subsequently received his MA with commendation.

His work has been exhibited at Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London, The Yorkshire Museum in York, Cinematek in Brussels, CCCB in Barcelona, Museu do Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro and at various film festivals including BFI London Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, European Media Art Festival (Osnabrück), Alternative Film/Video Festival (Belgrade), Images Festival (Toronto) and Hamburg International Short Film Festival.

He currently lives and works in Paris.


Midnight Orange, 11', 2018, France/ India
Buried in Light, 8', 2016, India/ France
The Museum of Departures, 6', 2015, United Kingdom

Festival DOBRA, Brazil, 2018
Fracto, Berlin, Germany, 2018
Experimenta India, Bangalore, India, 2017
The Moving Image Catalogue, Web, 2017
L'Alternativa, Barcelona, Spain, 2017
L'Âge d'Or Film Festival, Brussels, Belgium, 2017
BFI London Film Festival, London, UK, 2017
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland, 2017
Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Germany, 2017
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany, 2017
Images Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2017
Dresdner Schmalfilmtage, Dresden, Germany, 2017
Berlin Experimental Film Festival, Berlin, Germany, 2016
Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, 2016
CÓDEC/Festival de Vídeo y Creaciones Sonoras, Mexico City, Mexico, 2016
Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York, UK, 2016
Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scotland, 2016
'New World Gazelle', The Horse Hospital, London, UK, 2015
Studio Session, ICA, London, UK, 2015

Lectures and Workshops
Film vs Digital Paradigm, Transmissions Film Festival, New Delhi, India, 2012

"The Wanderer's Home Movies: An Interview with Basma Alsharif", Projectorhead Eleven (India), June 2016

"The Eye Hears, The Ear Sees: An investigation into the visual influences of sound in film", La Furia Umana -issue 27, (Italy), April 2016

"An Era of Soft Economics", Projectorhead Eight (India), January 2013

"Searching for Metaphors in The Tree of Life", Projectorhead Four (India), September 2011

"The Steadiest Shoulder in Filmmaking: An Interview with Matthias Grunsky", Projectorhead One (India), April 2011

"The Architecture of Mamoru Oshii Films", Indian Auteur #12 (India), September 2010

"The Space Race: Solyaris and 2001", Indian Auteur #7 (India), November 2009

"The Rise of a New German Cinema", Indian Auteur #6 (India), October 2009

"Cine épico hollywoodense y formatos inusuales de pantalla", Televicio Webzine (Spain), October 2008 (translated to Spanish by Darío Lavia)