Balakrishnan (b. 1988, Pooneryn, Sri Lanka) lives and works in London. He has studied Bachelor of Design (honours) at York University (2006) and completed a Master of Design at York University (2015). He recently received a MA in Culture, Criticism and Curation from Central Saint Martins (2019). His solo exhibition Strange Encounters was exhibited at SU Space at Central Saint Martins, London, UK (2019) and Samuel Zacks Gallery in Toronto, Canada (2015). His recent group exhibitions include Taking Up Space, LOADED 2020, Brighton Centre for Contemporary Art, Brighton, UK (2020) and Department of Non-Binaries, Fikra Graphic Design Biennial 01, Sharjah, UAE (2018). Balakrishnan has also lectures and presents his paper at international conferences and visiting lecturer. His recent curated exhibitions include No horizon, no edge to liquid, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK (2020) and [ we breathe in the space between ], ASC MIR Project Space, Hart Haus in Hong Kong, London, UK (2019).