Shachindra Dass


Born in India in 1970, Shachindra Dass graduated in animation from the National Institute of Design, India, before moving to Finland. During his creative career, he has worked as animator, video artist, puppeteer, illustrator and cartoonist. Due to a variety of creative experiences he uses different mediums. He derives his art inspiration from nature, human interaction with the nature and human nature.

Since moving to Helsinki, Shachindra has been working with animation, video art and environmental art groups in Helsinki that exhibit artworks every year on the Helsinki shorelines.

Juried exhibitions

  • 2010 Sculpture park (Veistospuisto), Sculpture – Are you “IN”?, Vantaa
  • 2009 Nordisk Film Festival, Video – Peku Lapista, Fredrikshavn, Denmark
  • 2009 Environmental Art Association(YTY), Sculpture – Story tellers, Helsinki
  • 2009 Sculpture park (Veistospuisto), Sculpture – Soul tunnel, Vantaa
  • 2009 Pori Art Museum, Video– Peku Lapista, Pori
  • 2009 Verdens Kultur Centret, 4 video, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2008 KIC – Kunst in der Carlshütte (Nord Art 2008), Video – 2096, Germany
  • 2008 Environmental Art Association (YTY), Sculpture – Soul tunnel, Helsinki
  • 2008 NAPA Gallery, Flipbook – Mr. Flip, Helsinki

Group exhibitions

  • 2010 Art Association (LARU ART), Sculpture – Bell, Helsinki
  • 2009 Art Association (LARU ART), Sculpture – Flying drying carpet, Helsinki
  • 2008 Art Association (LARU ART), Sculpture – BLINK, Helsinki
  • 2008 MUU Gallery, 5 videos, Helsinki
  • 2003 NONO, puppet show in Helsinki for adult audience