The artistic practice of Nikhil Chopra ranges between live art, theatre, painting, photography, sculpture, and installation. His performances, in large part improvised, dwell on issues such as identity, the role of autobiography, the pose, and self-portraiture, reflecting on the process of transformation and the part played by the duration of each performance.
Taking autobiographical elements as his starting point, Chopra combines everyday life and collective history; daily acts such as eating, resting, washing and dressing, but also drawing and making clothes, acquire the value of ritual, becoming an essential part of the show. Born in Kolkata in 1974, Chopra lives and works in Goa and has exhibited and performed globally since 2005. He is represented by Galleria Continua, San Gimignano/Beijing/Les Moulins/Habana.