Mukesh Shah is a multi-disciplinary visual artist who started his studio practice in 2010. He was based in London until 2013 when he moved to live and work in Dubai. He has an MA from the University of Cambridge.


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 the British left in 1967 and a Marxist-Leninist paramilitary group seized power to form the government of the new People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen.