News Archive

Kaipo Che!

Posted on: November 28th, 2018 by daksha.patel No Comments

I am looking forward very much to my upcoming ‘Kaiypo Che’ residency in Vadodara, India, which is part of Artcore’s program during January 2019. We will be four UK-based artists and six India-based artists working together, plus some researchers. It will be a stimulating and exciting process!

Dundee lab drawings

Posted on: November 10th, 2018 by daksha.patel No Comments

First drawings produced after my week-long residency in the labs at Dundee University Life Science. Looking forward to my next visit in spring when I will be in the print rooms at DCA taking drawings into etching processes.


Upcoming research residency Dundee

Posted on: July 25th, 2018 by daksha.patel No Comments

Looking forward very much to my upcoming residency with Dr Miratul Muqit at University of Dundee who is researching Parkinson’s Disease. We have successfully gained funding for an extended project that involves a residency in the labs and in the DCA print room, workshops with patients and a final exhibition in 2019. Watch this space!

Biorhythmic Drawing @ Watermans

Posted on: May 22nd, 2018 by daksha.patel No Comments

Upcoming solo show comprising of a new series of etchings, an interactive bio-sensor installation and a large scale wall drawing at Watermans Art Centre, London. Please see details below:



Watermans Art Centre

40 High St,

Brentford TW8 0DS

Exhibition dates: 11th June – 25th July 2018

Gallery Tour and exhibition launch: Wednesday 13th June, 6.30-8.30pm

ACA BEYOND residency

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 by daksha.patel No Comments

A wonderful few days up in Northumberland for the BEYOND (star gazing) residency at Allenheads Contemporary Arts. Here are some images from my time in their lovely gallery space, playing with ideas connecting to mapping, light projections, drawing with light, seeing and not seeing.





Art/science drawing workshops

Posted on: April 6th, 2018 by daksha.patel No Comments

Some images from a recent drawing research project I delivered working with medical students and patients exploring the theme of skin. They took place at Salford Royal Hospital and Manchester Museum. Fantastic conversations, stimulating ideas and wonderful drawings!



V&A Noise+Signal event

Posted on: March 31st, 2018 by daksha.patel No Comments

A very busy and hugely enjoyable day at the V&A, here are some images:

V&A event 24th March

Posted on: February 12th, 2018 by daksha.patel No Comments

Excited to be taking ‘Noise+Signal’ to Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Digital Design Drop In’ event on Saturday March 24th. We will be in the sculpture gallery 1-4pm: come along to this participatory drawing event that responds to your own bio-sensor data. Here are some images from the Manchester Science Festival event to give you a glimpse of what to expect!



Posted on: February 4th, 2018 by daksha.patel No Comments

Very happy to reveal that I have just passed my viva examination (with minor corrections), project title:


Images from my exhibition below






Posted on: December 12th, 2017 by daksha.patel No Comments

Great day in the print room at Chester University testing out different etching processes. Here are some first samples: