George Chakravarthi was born in New Delhi, India and lives and works in London.
Chakravarthi considers much of his work to be a series of self-portraits. As a multi-disciplinary artist he draws inspiration from cinema, art history, public and private spaces, and from collective social histories. Chakravarthi engages the viewer with his exploration of universal emotions. Using experiences from his own life, he often reveals painful situations, memories and experiences with an acute sensibility, cogent perceptions and generous humanity.
He has performed and exhibited nationally and internationally from venues as diverse as The Site Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Tate Modern, The Victoria and Albert Museum, UK, Mousonturm, Germany, Tilburg Dance Academy, The Netherlands, The Queens Gallery, India to museums and other public sites.
He has been has been commissioned by the BBC, Artangel, Iniva, The Arts Council of England, The British Council, The National Review of Live Art, Body/Space/Image and more recently SPILL Festival and The Royal Shakespeare Company.
He has studied at The University of Brighton, The Royal Academy of Arts and The Royal College of Art where he finished his MA in 2003.