Arko Datto

Exhibitions
2021 
Rail Diwali - San Francisco Airport Museum, San Francisco, California USA (upcoming)

2019
Pik Nik - Galleri Image, Arhus, DK

2018
"Will My Mannequin Be Home When I Return" - Unseen Amsterdam, Presented by East Wing - Amsterdam, NL
"Shunyo Raja" - Photo London, Presented by East Wing - London, England, UK
"Pik Nik" - Nuit De'Lannée Rencontres Arles, France (Projection)

2017
PIK-NIK - Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

2016
SNAKEFIRE - OBSCURA Festival of Photography, Malaysia
Gangetic Interludes, PONDY ART, Pondicherry, India

2015
Gangetic Interludes (projection) -  Voies Off Festival / Arles, France 
CROSSINGS - Ballarat Foto Biennale, Australia 

2014
CROSSINGS - Angkor Photo Festival. Cambodia
CROSSINGS  - Mindpirates Vereinsheim, Berlin. Germany
CROSSINGS - OBSCURA Festival of Photography, Malaysia

2013
Paris: La Vie des Autres - Angkor Photo Festival, Cambodia
The River -  Delhi Photo Festival, India
CYBERSEX and The River - OBSCURA, Malaysia.

2012
Realms Nocturna (Solo exhibition) - Seagull Foundation for the Arts, Kolkata. India

Monographs
"Pik Nik" Published by Le Bec en l'air
"Will My Mannequin be Home When I Return" Published by L’Artiere Edizioni.

Publications
Wired, NEWSWEEK, BBC, Al Jazeera, Washington Post, Vrij Nederland, Mailman Kuvalehti, Le Journal de la Photographie, Marie Claire, SLATE, MATTER, GUP, NEON, HOTSHOE, COLORS, Lens Culture, Feature Shoot, Hunger TV, NATT og DAG, National Geographic, Financial Times Weekend Magazine, The Guardian UK, Foam Magazine, American SuburbX,

Residencies
2021
Artist in Residency, Lightwork, Syracuse NJ (Remote)

2020
Artist in Residency, Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France

2018
Artist in Residency, Docking Station, Amsterdam, NL

2016
Artist in Residence at Rimbun Dahan, Penang, Malaysia

Curatorial Initiatives
2021
Curatorial Team for the Chennai Photo Biennale, 3rd Edition

2015

TRUTH IMAGINARIUMS, print exhibition for OBSCURA Festival of Photography, Malaysia.

2014
Curator at the Students' Biennale, KOCHI BIENNALE, India
PHOTOGRAPHY is PERSONAL at the OBSCURA, Malaysia.

2013

TRANSCONTINENT for the OBSCURA, Mayalsia (projection).

2012
EKLEKTIKOS, an exhibition of contemporary Indian photography at Seagull Foundation for the Arts, Kolkata.

Education
2013

Photography at the Danish School of Journalism, Aarhus

2011
Masters in Pure Mathematics from Université de Paris VII, Denis Diderot.

2010
Masters in Theoretical Physics from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris.

Scholarships / Awards
2014
POYI Award of Excellence for Of Colour, Sleep and Dreams
Shortlisted - Sony Photography Awards  / People for 'Cybersex' series

2013
Danish Government Scholarship to study at the Danish School of Journalism, Denmark

2007 - 2011
Eiffel Excellence Scholarship to study at Ecole Polytechnique, France

2004 - 2007
Indian Government KVPY scholarship to study at Presidency University.

Nominations
2016
Nominated for Prix Pictet
Nominated for Joop Swart Masterclass

2015
Nominated for Remote Prize Photography Festival Ireland

2014
Nominated for Joop Swart Masterclass

2013
Nominated for Joop Swart Masterclass

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