Mukesh Shah is a multi-disciplinary visual artist who began his art practice in 2010.


Shah (b 1959, British Indian) was born in Aden (Yemen), when it was a British colony and part of the Aden Protectorate. His family emigrated to Bombay before a Marxist-Leninist paramilitary organization seized power in 1967, when the British left, and formed the government of the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen.


Subsequently, he lived in London until 2013 and is now based in Dubai. He has an MA from the University of Cambridge.