Yashas Shetty lives and works in Bangalore / India. He was Artist in Residence at theExperimental Media Arts (EMA) Program of the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technologyin Bangalore (2006/2007) and the National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore(2007).He was also a founding faculty of the Center for Experimental Media Arts at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology. He currently runs (Art)scienceBLR, the public laboratory at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology. His work is at the intersections of pedagogy and art/science creating spacesof discourse and dialogue between artists, scientists and the larger public.Since 2007, Yashas Shetty, together with the Hackteria Collective, has organized numerous workshops, including at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology (2010), the National Institute of Design (NID) in Bangalore (2009)His works have been shown at the Apeejay Media Arts Gallery, New Delhi /
India(2006),Taipei Biennial (2012), Ars Electronica, Linz(2012), Fundacian Botin, Spain(2013),Science Gallery, Dublin(2014)
Yashas Shetty received the scholarship from the Charles Wallace India Trust (in collaborationwith the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation and Gasworks, 2012) as well as recognitions in the Hybrid Arts category at the Ars Electronica Festival, Linz / Austria (2011 and 2012). His works with synthetic biology were awarded prizes at the International Genetic Engineered Machines competition at MIT(in 2009 and 2011) and the BIOMOD competition at Harvard University(2011).