Born in Los Angeles, CA in 1981. Lives and works in Chicago. He earned degrees from Brown University, Rhode Island and Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste Staedelschule, Frankfurt before receiving his MFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena in 2008.
Karthik Pandian makes works in moving image and sculpture. His process is defined by a particular approach to vision: how to recognize the play of time, labor, and meaning in things. He transforms material and arranges seemingly disparate objects to render that play more visible.