Devanshi Rungta is an interdisciplinary designer and entrepreneur based in London with roots in Kolkata, India. Her creative approach is informed by her Indian heritage and a relentless desire to experiment. She is known for her focus on interactivity, accessibility, and community involvement, extending the reach of art beyond conventional spaces.
She co-founded Art Rickshaw, a multifaceted creative platform offering diverse art classes and workshops, serving as a gallery and a launchpad for artistic products. She also spearheaded the launch of Kalfest, Eastern India's premier street art festival, reinforcing her commitment to public engagement in art. Collaboration is at the heart of Rungta’s practice, often involving artists, designers, craftsmen, and technicians in her projects. Her work is grounded in a critical analysis of various discourses, with a firm belief in the power of immersive narratives. Rungta uses storytelling, exhibition design, and user-centric interactive experiences to place the audience at the centre of her creative process.
MYcorrhizal - IRCAM forum 2023, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR (2023)
Boundaries of Existence - Metaverse Art Project Grant, Art Council Korea, London, UK (2023)
Catalyst - Co-designer for the multimedia installation for the Textile Circulatory Centre of research-Royal College of Art, Regenerative Fashion Hub, The Lab E20 London, UK (2022)
A Room with a View - Co-designer for multimedia sensory installation, LG-Royal College of Art, LUMINOUS competition, Old Street Gallery, London, UK (2022)
Guise - Bath Fringe Art Festival, Bath, UK (2022)