Prasad Raghavan

(b.1968, Kerala) Prasad Raghavan studied graphic design at Trivendrum College of Fine Arts from 1987 to 1991. In 2000, Raghvan moved to Ogilvy & Mather and began making low budget ad and documentary films. His work during this time received several awards from the New York Festivals, the London International Awards, and the Asia Pacific Awards. In 2003, he moved to Saatchi & Saatchi and won a Cannes Lions for directing an advertising film for Sony Handy Cams. In 2004, he started a film club, A:DOOR – “the world’s best movies, free,” and began designing posters that have won awards in Cannes and the British Design and Art Direction (D&AD).

Selected exhibitions include ‘Indian Popular Culture And Beyond: The Untold (the rise of) Schisms’ at Alcala31, Madrid (2009); ‘Expressions at Tihar,’ Ojas Art, New Delhi (2009); ‘Everything’ the Willem Baars Projects, Amsterdam (2008); ‘Af-fair’ at 1x1 Contemporary, Dubai (2008); and ‘Everywhere is War’ at Bodhi Art Gallery, Mumbai (2008). Prasad's work can also be found in the permanent collection at the Tropen Museum in Amsterdam as well as the ESSL Museum in Vienna.