TAKE A LOOK BACK AT WHERE I’VE BEEN
2011-2014

London School of Economics

I studied a BSc in Economics and Geography at the London School of Economics. Graduated with a 2:1 (Hons).
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2015

Sotheby's Institute of Art

I studied an MA in Art Business at the Sotheby's Institute of Art.
Graduated with a Distinction Grade.
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2015- 2018

Sotheby's

I worked in Business Development and Corporate Strategy between London and New York. I become one of the company's first ever Data Scientists.
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2018

cultureincities

I founded cultureincities in 2018, the world's first data science consultancy dedicated to arts and culture in cities
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2019

Entrepreneur First

I was accepted on the the 12th London Cohort of Entrepreneur First where I met my co-Founder, Dr Liam Donovan
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2019-present

Photogram AI

I co-Founded Photogram with Dr Liam Donovan, a computational photography startup building the Alice Camera.
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My Achievements

2017
2018
2019
Euphrasie, RWanda
Unis, Sudan
Regina, Sudan

2020

  1. [November] Photogram announced as one of the MSDUK finalists
  2. [October] Invited to speak on Samsung's 'What Ever Next' podcast on Photography
  3. [September] Photogram accepted on to the 5G Test Bed accelerator program
  4. [August] Launched Alice Camera to the public for the first time
  5. [June] Alice Camera presented at CogX and selected as Createch 2020 Ones to Watch
  6. [June] Joined on a panel about the role of data in the art market future and trends at CADAF
  7. [May] Data Science for Arts and Culture lecture at CUSP
  8. [April] Begun design of the Alice Camera with Aetha Consultancy
  9. [March] Created Bring Your Own Map Sport and Nature projects with Aude Vuili
  10. [March] Created data visualization webpage with colleagues for London Fashion Week
  11. [February] Created Data Plan strategy document for Coventry 2021, UK City of Culture
  12. [January] Data Science for Arts and Culture lecture to Goldsmiths University
  13. [February] Photogram joins Digital Catapult Machine Intelligence Garage

2019

  1. [November] Spoke at Beyond 2019 conference about the Alice Camera
  2. [September] Spoke at Lift Helsinki conference
  3. [August] Spoke at Travel Massive in Edinburgh
  4. [July] Invited to the Cities of Culture Postgraduate Research Network
  5. [June] Spoke at the Museum + AI Network conference at Goldsmiths and The Barbican
  6. [June] Founded Photogram, a computational photography and AI startup
  7. [June] Spoke on the Easel panel at the Courtauld in London
  8. [May] Spoke at Christie’s Education about data science for arts and culture
  9. [April] I was accepted on the Entrepreneur First London 12 Cohort
  10. [March] Selected as a semi-finalist for the Mayor of London Entrepreneur Competition
  11. [March] Started as a Data Science Advisor to Art Night London, London’s largest contemporary art public festival
  12. [March] Started as a Data Science Advisor to Waltham Forest, the first ever London Borough of Culture
  13. [March] Started as a Data Science at Vastari
  14. [March] Dynamics of the Contemporary Art Market lecture to the London Art History Society at Swedenborg House
  15. [February] Data Science for Arts and Culture lecture to MA Art Business Students at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art

2018

  1. [November] Joined Futurecity as a Futurecity Associate (Data Scientist)
  2. [October] Started my online blog series Analysing Culture in London using Social Media Data.
  3. [Sept] Stopped working at Sotheby’s auction house and continued finishing my MResearch degree at CASA, UCL
  4. [July] An academic paper I co-authored with Marine Tanguy, "Measuring the extent to which Londoners are willingness to pay for art in their city", was accepted for publication to the Journal for Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
  5. [June] Interviewed by Sotheby's Institute of Art about Data Science and Machine Learning for art for their online course.
  6. [February] Interviewed by ArtTactic, an art market intelligence firm, about my data art.
  7. [January] Held my third data art and poetry dinner at October Gallery with Carolina Mostert organised by Justine Kolata at the Public Sphere Salons. The event was called Aesthetic Harmonies inspired by the work of Hassan Massoudy.
  8. [January] Accepted an artist in residency programme at the Public Sphere Salons.
  9. [May] Moved to New York on a six-month secondment as one of the first Data Scientists for Sotheby's working with the Thread Genius team. Worked with senior stakeholders to help solve their problems by implementing data driven solutions and products.

2017

  1. [December] Interviewed by Codex, an art market blockchain company.
  2. [December] Submitted an academic paper to the Journal for Technological Forecasting and Social Change with MTArt Agency.
  3. [November] Held my second data art and poetry dinner at Amar Gallery with Carolina Mostert. The event was called Black Exodus inspired
  4. [October] Spoke at UNFOLD festival during frieze week on how technology is changing the art world.
  5. [September] Interviewed by Feral Horses, an art market stock exchange, about my data art.
  6. [July] Held my first data art and poetry dinner at Chalton Gallery with Mansi Singh. The topic was on Symmetry.
  7. [May] Recipient of the Bartlett Scholarship to study an MRes in Spatial Data Science and Visualisation at UCL in London.
  8. [March] Spoke at a careers panel at the Sotheby's Institute of Art in London.
  9. [February] Started my Instagram account @vishalkumar.london.

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Euphrasie, Rwanda

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Unis, Sudan

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Regina, Sudan

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