Priyageetha Dia <ப்ரியாகீதா டியா> works with time-based media and installation. Her pratice looks into speculative narratives on Southeast Asian plantations as sites for recovering stories of resistance. Her research interests include building nonlinear narratives through digital semiotics, migrant histories and our relationship with the non-human.

Recent exhibitions include the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kerala (2022–2023); La Trobe Art Institute, Australia (2022); National Gallery Singapore (2020); and Art Science Museum, Singapore (2019). She was an artist-in-residence at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore in 2022 and was selected for the upcoming cycle by SEA AiR—Studio Residencies at the Jan van Eyck Academie in the Netherlands from April to July 2023.

She lives and works in Singapore.




In Our Veins Flow Ink and Fire
Aspinwall House, Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2022-2023
Curated by Shubigi Rao

Commissioned by Kochi-Muziris Biennale
Supported by National Arts Council, Singapore

The Sea is a Blue Memory, 2022
3D animation video, 10:25mins, 4K H.264, stereo sound

Sound Design by Tini Aliman
Title Design by Studio Darius Ou (after MalayaRubberPlantation, Getty), 2022
bitmap white screen print on dye sublimation chromaluxe silver printing