Shashank Peshawaria is an artist from Amritsar, India, working with lens-based media, installation and print. He graduated from the Royal College of Art (London) in 2017. His work has been part of exhibitions at BFI Southbank (London), Conflictorium (Ahmedabad), UCL Institute of Advanced Studies (London), South Kilburn Studios (London) and Doomed Gallery (London). It has also been published by Victoria and Albert Museum (London) and
. With the support of Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) through a multi-disciplinary research project called Creative Interruptions, he participated in an artist residency at Preet Nagar, near the India-Pakistan border in Indian Punjab, in 2018. Currently, he is exploring queer migration in South Asia through a project led by Churnjeet Mahn (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow) and funded by the British Academy (UK). His work is informed by history, loss, borders and identity.