Kooness

Dev

1947
Jagraon, India

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Dev is a Punjabi artist and poet born in 1947 and currently based in Switzerland. 

When he was 5 he moved to Nairobi, where his father was working for the British Railways. He returned to India in 1964. He published his first poetry collection in 1969.

In 1979, he moved to Switzerland because he was highly influenced by Swiss artist Paul Klee. Since then he has lived in various cities in and outside Europe such as Bern, Barcelona and Buenos Aires. He currently lives in Rubigen, Bern.

  • Schromani Pravesi Panjabi Sahitkar - 1992
  • Sahitya Akademi award for his Punjabi poetry collection Shabant - 2001