Kanad Chakrabarti is a visual artist and writer based in New York and London. His videos and installations, exploring the collision between contemporary systems and historical forces, have been shown in the UK and East Asia. He studied computer science at MIT and Fine Art/Critical Art Theory at the Slade School (UCL). His background as a derivatives trader in emerging markets informs his artistic practice. Contributed essays and reviews can be found at aqnb.com and furtherfield.org, and visual work at www.ukc10014.org.