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Kalanjay Dhir

Kalanjay Dhir (b. 1995) is an artist, musician and failed viral content creator exploring near-futurism, pan-Asian spirituality, popular culture, and mythological technologies. Working through sculpture and video, Kalanjay repurposes commercial and industrial objects with user-end technologies, found minerals and narrative.

Kalanjay is currently working out of Parramatta Artists Studios. In 2019 he is working collectively to set up Pari, a grassroots arts space in Western Sydney. Kalanjay is also developing new work for his second solo show at Peacock Gallery. Alongside frequent collaborator DJ Atro, Kal hosts FBi Radio’s Wednesday Sunset show.

In his spare time he likes to read Wikipedia and manga, make memes and drink Milo.

  1. Kalanjay Dhir.

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