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Hetain Patel

  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • Born1980


Hetain Patel graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2003 with a BA(hons) in Fine Art. Following freelance commercial photography work in fashion and music, his career as an artist began in 2004.

Patel’s multifaceted work interrogates language and cultural identity, encompassing video, sound, live art, performance and dance.

Patel has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally and was awarded the ‘Decibel Award’ from Arts Council England, East Midlands. He was artist-in-residence at Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham from 2005 – 2008. Hetain was also artist in residence throughout May and June 2009 at 501 Arts Space. He has taught and lectured on various university Fine Art courses nationally and is currently teaching Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University and the Digital Photography elective.