Sahej Rahal’s installations, films and performances are part of elaborate burgeoning mythology. Most of his characters are based on local legends and science fictions, bringing these narratives into dialogue. Rahal creates scenarios where indeterminate beings emerge into the present, as if from the cracks of our civilisation.
His work has been exhibited at the Jewish Museum, New York, USA (2015); GALLERIA CONTINUA, Boissy-le-Châtel, France (2014); Kochi Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India (2014); Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver, Canada (2014-15); GASWORKS, London, UK (2013); Art Stage Singapore, Singapore (2014); and the MACRO Museum, Rome, Italy (2013). He is the recipient of the Forbes India Art Award 2014 for best debut show for his solo exhibition at Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, India.