Los Angeles, CA
Vikesh Kapoor is an artist born in Sunset Pines, Pennsylvania.
His ongoing photo-based narrative, See You At Home, has received support from curators at the National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian), SFMoMA, LACMA, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Andy Warhol Museum.
Kapoor’s photographs have exhibited at Photo Vogue Festival and Aperture Foundation amongst others.
He was recently an artist-in-residence at Center of Photography at Woodstock in New York and will continue work on See You At Home at Latitude Chicago in 2020.
Vikesh Kapoor’s songs have been highlighted by The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Interview Magazine and The Guardian.
His debut album, The Ballad of Willy Robbins, was released to critical acclaim in 2013.
From 2013-2019, Vikesh performed across the United States and Europe, selling out concerts in New York, London and Rome.
In 2010, Kapoor was invited to write a song in memory of Howard Zinn, historian and author of A People's History of the United States. Kapoor performed his song at Zinn’s memorial service, held at Boston University, alongside Noam Chomsky and prominent activists from the civil rights movement.
Kapoor is currently working on his second album.
He resides in Los Angeles, California. Available worldwide.
Q + A:
When did you experience your coming of age?
My first trip to India to visit family with just my father.
What makes you feel grounded?
Being in the water.
Who is one of my heroes?