Artworks Snapped Up Before Public Viewing in Singapore
Saffronart and Volte Gallery present Solo Exhibition of Ranbir Kaleka: "Fables"
Ranbir Kaleka work has been selected to be part of a curated group show by Tami Katz-Freiman & Rotem Ruff, “Deconstructing India,”. Planned for spring 2012 in the newly built Amir Wing of the Tel Aviv Museum, Israel
In March 2012 Ranbir Kaleka is invited to participate in a group show curated by Chaitanya Sambrani called 'To Let the World In: Narrative and Beyond in Contemporary Indian Art' at the Lalit Kala Regional Centre, Chennai, India
Volte Gallery is showcasing Ranbir Kaleka's Crossings in Art Stage Singapore 2012, held at the iconic Marina Bay Sands Exhibition and Convention Centre in 12th- 15th of January 2012
The Forth Guangzhou Triennial: 'Back to Basics - The Museum Per Se', Guangdong Museum of Art, China. September 22, 2011 to November 27, 2011. Nominated by Ashish Rajadhyaksha (India), Pooja Sood (India). The Triennial showcases five of Ranbir Kaleka’s video installations, Man With Cockerel (version 1-2002), Crossings (2005), Fables from the House of Ibaan (2007), He Was a Good Man (2008) and Sweet Unease (2010), alongside Mani Kaul's nonfiction films, Arrival (1979), Dhrupad (1982) and Mati Manas (Mind of Clay, 1984). This special unit is curated by West Heavens Project titled: Memories of Cinema:
Sweet Unease (2010) is part of 'Window in the Wall: India and China - Imaginary Conversations', at Pearl Lam Fine Art, curated by Gayatri Sinha and Gao Minglu. 9th September - 9th November 2011, Shanghai, China. "This exhibition is a unique combination of photography, video, sculpture and painting from fifteen contemporary Indian and Chinese artists…..proposes a new way communication where contemporary artistic vision and cultural heritage become the basis of an imaginary dialogue - a Window in the Wall - to investigate cultural and philosophical concerns and redefine Asian consciousness in terms of individual and collective identity". Gayatri Sinha
XI Media Forum of MediaArtLab invites well known video artists to be part of 'Expanded Cinema'. It analyzes the current situations in art of moving images. Sweet Unease (2010) and He was a Good Man (2008) showcased at Museum of Modern Art, Moscow. Ranbir Kaleka is also invited to give a talk at the 'Garage', Centre for Contemporary Culture. XI Media Forum is part of 33 Moscow International Film festival. June 14 — July 3, 2011, curated by Elena V. Rumyantseva and Olga Shisko.
Vancouver Biennale and Surrey Art Gallery have selected Crossings (2005) to be part of ‘In Transition: New Art from India’, curated by Jordan Strom, Vancouver, Canada. from January 22 to March 27, 2011, "In Transition presents an exciting new wave of Indian artists who combine sculpture, installation and digital media to interpret the social, political and economic changes in the country". Artist Talk by Ranbir Kaleka and Opening Reception | Saturday, Jan 22, 6:30–9:30pm
Prague Biennale 5, Prague Biennale Photo 2, Prague, Czech Republic. 9 May–11 September 2011. Prague Biennale directors Giancarlo Politi and Helena Kontova have divided Prague Biennale 5 in three macro sections showcased by appointed curators: Expanded Painting, Art In General and Focus Italy. Ranbir Kaleka's Man with Cockerel - version 2 (2004) is part of, 'Art in General - Crossroads: India Escalate', curated by Kanchi Mehta.
Family Pictures 1 and 2 (2009) will be part of a group show called 'Tolstoy Farm : Archive of Utopia', curated by Gayatri Sinha, Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi, April-May 2011. "The exhibition Tolstoy Farm: Archive of Utopia invites the artist’s reflection on the subjective leading philosophy of Gandhi, Tolstoy and Mandela, as thinkers who changed the way the world perceived incarceration, freedom, caste and apartheid, independence and post colonialism".
Volte Gallery, Mumbai showcased 'He was a Good Man' (2008) at Singapore Art Museum, ‘Contemporary Masterpieces from Private Collection’, Singapore, organized by Singapore Art Fair Director Lorenzo Rudolf. 16 - 18 January 2011