Kiran is an art director, academic, performer and producer.
He writes and performs music as Mary and The Ram, and he sings and plays various instruments with The THING.
He is the co-founder and creative director of internationally touring performance company VIAPERFORMANCE and an associate director with several UK based Theatre Companies. He is also the resident artist at Yorkshire Film Archive and one half of comedy horror double act, Harold and Arthur.
Kiran is a visiting lecturer and practitioner at three universities between Australia and the UK and is currently working on a practice led PhD in Theatre, Film and Television at The University of York. His work is interested in poststructural praxis and the relationships between performance practice, modern myth and contemporary folklore…
… But when it comes down to it he just likes having a captive audience to yell at about politics and the occult. He saw something weird once – and now he just won’t shut the fuck up about it.
He is based between York (UK) and Adelaide (SA Australia).
He is twenty eight (despite The Scotsman’s calling him an overgrown adolescent) and drinks a bottle of wine a night. When he gazed into the wilde abyss all he saw was Narcissus, squinting. He is tired all the time.
Here’s some art that Scott Greenwell of dArc Artz did of him. Also, this third person thing is a lie. That’s right, I’ve been writing this all along.