education
2024 MA Animation, Royal College of Art
2016 BA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
2013 Foundation Diploma: Art & Design, Camberwell College ofArt, University of the Arts London

selected group exhibitions, screenings, events + projects
2023 podCASTE [podcast series with multiple guest speakers], QUAD Gallery [Derby, UK] and Wysing Arts Centre [online]
2022 Game Jam group workshop, Quad Gallery [Derby,UK]
2021 Queer World(ings), SHOUT Festival 2021 & IKON Gallery [B'ham, UK]
2019 The Range, Eastside Projects [Birmingham, UK]
2018 Pla(t)form 18, Fotomuseum[Winterthur, CH]

selected collections
2022 love x lore (2022), showcased andacquired in University of Salford Art Collection [UK]

selected artist talks, workshops, events or programmes
2024
• Touching on Caste workshop with Bloc Projects,[Sheffield, UK]
2023
• Print & Matter workshop with Rabbits RoadPress, [Birmingham, UK]
• The Scrawny Beauties of Ethni City (solo exhibition closing event), QUAD Gallery [online]
2022
• Peer 2 Peer: UK / HK - Worldbuilding and Wellbeing talk, Open Eye Gallery, Blindspot Gallery, QUAD Gallery [online]
• Time Travel across Many Worlds group showcase, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, QUAD Gallery [Newcastle / Derby, UK]
• Tate Late: Beyond Bollywood, Tate Modern [London, UK]
2021
• South Asian Queerness and Gender Politics panel talk with Jaivant Patel, SHOUT Festival 2021, Midlands Art Centre [Birmingham, UK]
• Queer Trash Zine Project panel talk, University of Edinburgh [online]
• Digital Art School: Image Manipulation + VideoEditing course leader, Glynn Vivian Gallery [online]

awards + bursaries
2021 Research and Development Bursary(2021-2022), New Midland Group [Midlands / online]

fellowships + residencies
2022
• Wysing Arts Centre: Residency (2022-2023) [Cambridgeshire, UK / online]
• Peer to Peer: Digital Exchange Programme, OpenEye Gallery [UK], QUAD [UK]+ Blindspot Gallery [HK]
2021
• QUAD Internal Digital Fellowship (2021 - 2023) [Derby, UK / online]
• Soft Focus: Online Video Screening &Exchange Programme [Busan, KR / online]
• The FLAMIN Fellowship (2021-2022), Film London[London, UK / online]

festivals + biennales
2022
• B3 Biennale of the Moving Image showing NO BLASPHEMIES (2021), Film London + B3 [Frankfurt, DE]
• October Numérique - Faire Monde showingSEEMAWORLD virtual exhibition, New Art City [online / Pays d'Arles, FR]
• Peer 2 Peer Festival showing love x lore (2022), Blindspot Gallery[online / HK]
• India Art Fair showing Happy World-Traveller? (2022) artist proof in ‘memorisingpf-nh’ showcase, Terrain Art [New Delhi, IN]
2021
• SEEMAWORLD / BERWICKWORLD, Berwick Film and Media Festival x New Art City [2 xvirtual solo exhibitions]

publications
2021
• RANKIN x WaterAid: Best Seat in the House, virtual tour[online]
• NET-A-PORTER | 6 Artists To Celebrate Loudly in 2021
2019
• Eastside Projects | The Range: Seema Mattu (artist index and exhibition programme)
2018
• The White Pube | Working Practices: A Collaboration with Clark House Initiative @The Showroom by The White Pube x Seema Mattu
• Kajol | Art on the Internet: Seema Mattu by Amina Khan