B.1980 Bolton, UK (Lives and works London, UK)

2021 Baa’s Gold, Copperfield, London, UK
2021 Trinity, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
2019 Plastic Dreams, Shakespeare Memorial Room, Library of Birmingham, UK
2018 Don’t Look at the Finger, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
2018 Don’t Look at the Finger, Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, India
2018 Don’t Look at the Finger, Tanzhaus Dusseldorf, Germany
2017 Don’t Look at the Finger, Manchester Art Gallery, UK
2017 Don’t Look at the Finger, QUAD, Derby, UK
2015 The Jump, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburg, USA
2015 The Other Suit, The Agency Gallery, London, UK
2015 The Other Suit, Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, India
2014 Fiesta Transformer, C-Mine, Genk, Belgium
2014 At Home, Pump House Gallery, London, UK
2013 At Home, mac, Birmingham, UK
2012 At Home, Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, India
2012 At Home, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
2012 Love and Marriage, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
2010 To Dance Like Your Dad, Watermans Arts Centre, London, UK
2010 Sacred Bodies, National Office, Arts Council England, London, UK
2009 To Dance Like Your Dad, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
2008 Sixteen Classical Beats (in collaboration with Louise Clements), Broadway, Nottingham, UK
2008 Jhaptaal, Saltburn Artists’ Projects (collaboration with Louise Clements & Jason Singh),
Saltburn-by- the-sea, UK
2008 Sacred Bodies, The Octagon Theatre, Bolton, UK
2007 Coded Gestures, Usher Gallery, The Collection, Lincoln, UK
2007 Sine Language, City Gallery, Leicester, UK; Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham, UK; London
Printworks Trust, Brixton, UK; Gallery Oldham (collaborative performance and video
installation with beatboxer Jason Singh)
2006 Copy/Paste (collaboration with Gurpreet Kullar and Jason Singh), Bonington Gallery,
Nottingham, UK
2006 Learning To Be Indian, Watermans, Brentford, UK
2006 Sacred Bodies, Three White Walls Gallery, Birmingham, UK; The Castle, Wellingborough,
UK; University of Derby, UK
2005 Sacred Bodies, Derby Dance Centre, UK; Waterside Arts Centre, Sale, UK
2004 Lagan, Bolton Museum and Art Gallery, UK; 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe, UK

2021/22 British Art Show 9, Aberdeen, Wolverhampton, Manchester, Plymouth, UK
2021 Asia Society Triennial, New York, USA
2021 The Fire Within, various sites, Wigan, UK
2020 Visions in the Nunnery (lead artist), Bow Arts, London, UK
2019 Setting the Stage, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane Australia
2019 How To Live Together, St Paul St Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2019 Kaleidoscope, Somerset House, London, UK
2019 American Export, University of Westminster and sites across Birmingham city centre, UK
2019 Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London, UK
2019 Deeper within its silence: Form and Unbecoming, Devi Art Foundation, Delhi, India
2019 Shall We Dance?, MUCEM, Marseille, France
2018 Everything We Do Is Music, Drawing Room, London, UK
2016 Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf, New Art Exchange, (Nottingham) and QUAD (Derby), UK
2015/16 Asia Pacific Triennial, Brisbane, Australia
2015 Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf, 56th Venice Biennale, Italy
2015 SPHERES 7, Galleria Continua, Le Moulin, France
2014 Heaven & Earth, Southbank Centre, London, UK. Part of Darbar Fesitval
2013 SPHERES 6, Galleria Continua, Le Moulin, France
2013 Photoink, Delhi, India
2012 Indian Highway, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2010 Frictive Familiarities, Art Kino, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Ignite, New Delhi, India
2010 The Authentic Self (screening), Broadway, Nottingham, UK
2010 Progress Report, InIVA, Rivington Place, London, UK
2010 No Heroes, Redcat Theatre, Walt Disney, Concert Hall, Los Angeles, USA
2010 Punctum 1, Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai, India
2009 Wonder What The Others Are Up To?, Gallery OED, Cochin, India
2009 Pattern Recognition, City Gallery, Leicester, UK
2009 60 x 60, Moti Roti, touring internationally
2008 Next We Change Earth, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
2008 Emerging Discourse, Bodhi Art, New York, USA
2008 BJCEM Biennale, Bari, Italy
2008 Pavilion/Photofusion, Photofusion, London, UK
2006 All Our Tomorrows, Kunstraum der Universitaet Lueneburg, Germany
2006 Excess, Curated by Deborah Dean, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK
2005 Young British Art, The Castle, Cieszyn, Poland
2005 Ueber-Beauty, Web based project curated by Shaheen Merali, http://www.ueber-beauty.com/
2004 The Figure and The Face, Oreans House Gallery, Twickenham, UK
2004 Lagan (2 person show with Chila Kumari Burman), The Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK

2021 The Jump, Trafalgar Square, Open air screening as part of the Mayor of London’s, ‘Let’s Do London’ campaign
2019 Jarman Award screening programme by Film London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; The MAC, Belfast; g39, Cardiff; Nottingham Contemporary; FACT Liverpool; CCA Glasgow; HOME, Manchester; Eastside Projects, Birmingham; Spike Island, Bristol.
2019 Dance Umbrella, Barbican, London. (Screening Don’t Look at the Finger)
2019 The Hidden Pulse, Sydney Opera House, Australia (screening, Don’t Look at the Finger)
2019 Dance Umbrella, Barbican, London (screening, Don’t Look at the Finger)
2019 Transitions Dance Company, UK and international tour
2019 London Short Film Festival, ICA, London (screening, Don’t Look at the Finger)
2018 Let’s Talk About Dis’, Sadlers Wells, London, UK
2016 American Man, Sadler’s Wells, London, UK
2015 American Boy, CODA Festival, Oslo, Norway
2015 iMovie 2.0, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, India
2014 iMovie 2.0, Extinction Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
2014 Let’s Talk About Dis, for Candoco Dance Company, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK and national tour
2014 American Boy, Bush Theatre, London, UK
2014 American Boy, Sadler’s Wells, London and UK national tour
2014 Let’s Talk About Dis, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London and UK national tour
2013 TED Talk, TED Global, Edinburgh, UK (online at TED.com from October 2013)
2013 I Wanna Be Like You, Sage Gateshead & Norwich Arts Centre, UK
2013 Be Like Water, National Tour (8 dates), UK
2013 TEN, Théâtre de Gennevilliers, France (French version)
2013 TEN, CCNC, Caen, France (French version)
2012 Me and Me Dad and Me Wife, Tate Modern, Oil Tanks, London, UK (new commission)
2012 Be Like Water, Royal Opera House, London, UK (new commission)
2012 Elephant, Southbank Centre, London, UK (new commission)
2012 TEN, British Dance Edition, London, UK
2011 TEN, Minto:Live (in collaboration with Charlie Freuen and Nikki Tala-Oloa), Sydney Festival,
Sydney, Australia
2011 TEN, Silesian Dance Theatre, Poland
2011 TEN, 2nd tour of UK including Southbank Centre, London, UK
2011 TEN, British Council’s Edinburgh Showcase 2011, Edinburgh, UK
2010 TEN (in collaboration with Mark Evans and Dave Higgins), Hour long live performance
touring 14 theatres nationally including Royal Opera House, London, UK
2008 Unpicked & Dismantled, Part of Textile ’07 Biennale, Kaunas, Lithuania
2007 Raga Erhu (in collaboration with Shane Shambhu and Ling Peng), LOUD TATE, Tate
Britain, London UK
2006 Copy/Paste (in collaboration with Gurpreet Kullar and Jason Singh), Bonington Gallery,
Nottingham, UK
2006 Migrate (in collaboration with Alex Bradley, Arnolfini), Bristol, UK
2006 Phase, Wallner Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham, UK
2005 Reflected Identity, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK

2021 Paul Hamlyn Foundation Artist Award
2020 Best International Film, Kino Der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2019 Film London Jarman Award
2017 Arts Council England. Grants for the Arts Award to make and tour new solo exhibition nationally
2017 Jerwood Choreographic Research Project – Research Award
2014 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts Award to make and tour American Boy
2012 Arts Council England. Grants for the Arts Award to tour nationally At Home solo exhibition
and Be Like Water theatre production, with accompanying publication
2011 Cambelltown Arts centre, Sydney, Australia. Commission to make a site specific version of
the performance TEN, performed at Minto:Live, as part of Sydney Festival 2011
2011 Arts Council England. Grants For the Arts Award for research and development on new live
performance Be Like Water
2011 Making Future Work. Research & Development commission from Broadway, Nottingham,
collaborating with Barret Hodgson. A Digital Innovation commission funded by Arts Council
England, East Midlands
2010 Arts Council England. Grants For the Arts Award to develop and tour nationally new theatre
piece, TEN
2009 501 Artspace, Chongqing, China. 2 months as Artist in Residence
2009 Artists Taking The Lead (East Midlands U.K – Shortlisted)
2009 Satyajit Ray Short Film Award (National – Shortlisted)
2008 Nottingham Creative Business of the Year
2005-7 Lakeside Arts Centre. 2 years as Artist in Residence
2004 Decibel Award. Awarded by Arts Council England, East Midlands to support 2 years
research and development.
2004 The Art House/Esmee Fairbairne Bursary for 3 month residency and exhibition at 20-21
Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe.

2021 Liverpool Biennial, Trustee
2020 Patron, Film London Jarman Award, London
2019 Artist Advisor, Jerwood Arts
2019 Artist Council, a-n, London
2018 Patron, QUAD, Derby
2010- 13 Regional Council Member, Arts Council England, East Midlands, UK
2009 -13 Board Member of Deda, Derby’s Dance Centre, Derby, UK
2007 Visiting Lecturer (Fine Art), The Nottingham Trent University, UK (ongoing)
2003 BA Hons Fine Art, The Nottingham Trent University, UK
2000 Diploma Foundation Studies in Art and Design, The University of Salford, UK

Hetain Patel is represented by Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, India and is a
Sadler’s Wells New Wave Associate Artist, London, UK