Jagdish is a Nottingham based artist, based at Primary, working within the realms of portraiture and documentary. Much of his work follows a process of socially engaged art practice, often working in collaboration within working-class communities.
Over the past few years, he has undertaken projects with people from Gypsy community, Portuguese farm workers, people with mental ill health, Asian football clubs, victims of racial violence across England, and Punjabi bar owners in the Black Country.
He is currently working on a project with Muslim soldiers and their families. He recently has exhibited work across the country. He has shown work in recent years at Southbank, London, Nottingham Contemporary, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Primary.
He previously worked with human rights groups for many years and continues to research and write on issues relating to race, communities, policing, art and Black and Asian history.