Interdisciplinary Artist and Cultural Producer
Jaret Vadera is an interdisciplinary artist and cultural producer whose work explores the poetics of translation and the politics of vision. His practice is influenced by cognitive science, post/de-colonial theory, science fiction, Buddhist philosophy, and the study of impossible objects.
Vadera’s work has been exhibited and screened widely at venues such as: The Bhau Daji Lad Museum in Mumbai; the South Asian Visual Arts Centre in Toronto; the Filipino American Museum, Queens Museum, and Museum of Modern Art in New York; and the Maraya Art Centre in Sharjah.
In parallel to his exhibition career, he has worked as an organizer, programmer, curator, researcher, writer, editor, educator, and designer on projects that focus on using art as a catalyst for social change. He has organized a number of exhibitions, events, and collaborative experiments including 1-1=1: Experimental Video / Art at the Alwan Film Festival and Shifting Shapes – Unstable Signs at Yale University.
Vadera completed his undergraduate education at Ontario College of Art and Design University, and Cooper Union. Receiving his Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Art.
Jaret Vadera lives and works between New York, Toronto, and India. He is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.