Photographed by Zoo Yong Gyun
- Photographed by Zoo Yong Gyun
Born in Patiala, Punjab, India, 1953.
College of Art, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 1970-75
Royal College of Art, London, 1985-87
(taught at Women’s College, Punjabi University Patiala 1975-76 and Delhi College of Art 1980-85)
Selected Group Exhibitions
“The Future is not Fixed”, Curated by Arjun Sawhney, Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi.
Moving Still: Performative Photography in India, Curated by Gayatri Sinha and Diana Freundl, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
Proyector, Video Art Platform, Curated by Lucia King, Madrid, Spain.
Silent Conflicts, Curated by Ashna Singh, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Fear of a New Dawn, Vadehra, New Delhi.
Reflections of Society, 2018 Black Cube Productions Vis a Vis Imagine, Chhattarpur, New Delhi
The Fotofest 2018 Biennial, India/ Contemporary Photography and New Media. Houston, Texas.
Field Meeting Take 6: Thinking Collections 13th edition of Asia Contemporary Art Week, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1, Dubai
Lapses II, Curated by Anushka Rajendran, Sakshi Gallery & Shrine Empire, Mumbai
‘Response’, 25TH Anniversary show Cima Gallery in a derelict cinema hall, Kolkata
Contemporary Curated by Anushka Rajendran, The Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata
Roaring Guardians: Mari Lion with Asian Traditional and Contemporary Art (20 Jan – 19 Feb), Hong Kong.
India Re- Worlded : ‘Seventy Years of Investigating a Nation’ curated by Arshia Lokhandwala, Gallery Odyssey Mumbai, India.
“I traveled the world and the seven seas” The Royal Atheneum Antwerp, Belgium.
‘Video Art Practices from India’ curated by Gigi Scaria, Et4U - Contemporary Visual Art Projects - Vestjylland, Vemb, Denmark.
“Tah-Satah: A Very Deep Surface”, Mani Kaul and Ranbir Singh Kaleka: Between Film and Video” a special showcase.
Curated by Ashish Rajadhyaksha.
Inaugural Exhibition at refurbished galleries and museum space of Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur.
Enactments and Each Passing Day: Kiran Nadar Museum of Art-Noida, India.
Sights and Sounds: Highlights: The Jewish Museum, New York.
Unbelievable Fragility and Beauty of Being: Gallery Under the Mango Tree, Berlin, Germany.
New Video Art from India: TA, San Francisco CA, USA.
Project 35: The Last Act, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow.
Sights and Sounds: India,: The Jewish Museum, New York.
India Week: Museum of Ethnography, Hamburg, Germany.
Visions and Beyond: Second Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale:. Dec. 6th of 2014 - March 2015 in OCT-Loft.
Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize finalists , Singapore Art Museum.
Medium at Large, Singapore Art Museum.
St. Moritz Art Masters 2014’India: Maximum City’, Chesa Planta, Zuoz, Switzerland.
Garden of Imagination, 4th International Contemporary Art Gwangju Vision Exhibition, Gwangju, Korea.
Art Alive Gallery, ‘When High and Low Art Meet…’, Gurgaon
Saffronart, ‘Ode To the Monumental’ Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
The Peabody Essex Museum, ‘Midnight to the Boomt’, from the Museum’s Herwitz Collection, Salem, Massachusetts, USA.
“Expanded Cinema — 3. Mocumentary: Reality Is Not Enough” in the framework of the XIV MIFF Media Forum, MMoMA, Moscow.
Project 35, Independent Curators International (ICI).North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, USA;
Lalit Kala Akademi, ‘When High and Low Art Meet…’ Delhi.
“Artificial Garden” at Nam Seoul Museum of Art Seoul
Volte Gallery, ‘Your Name is different there’, Mumbai
Art Stage Singapore, Special Project, Singapore
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, ‘Deconstructing India’, Isreal
Lalit Kala Regional Centre, ‘To Let the World In: Narrative and Beyond in Contemporary Indian Art’, Chennai, India
Guangdon Museum, ‘Back to Basics”, 4th Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China
Pearl Lam Fine Art, ‘Window in the Wall: India and China – Imaginary Conversations’, Shanghai, China
Latitude 28 ‘In the Illusion of Each Day’, Delhi, India
MediaArtLab, Expanded Cinema, Moscow
Prague Biennale 5, Prague BIennale Photo 2, ‘Crossroads: India Escalate’, Prague, Czech Republic
Lalit Kala Akademi, ‘Tolstoy Farm - Archive of Utopia’, New Delhi
Vancouver Biennale and Surrey Art Gallery, ‘In Transition: New Art from India’, Vancouver, Canada
Singapore Art Museum, ‘Comtemporary Masterpieces from Private Collection’, Singapore
The New Asia Pacific Contemporary Art Fair, Singapore
India Art Summit, respresented by Volte Gallery, New Delhi
MOCA Taipei, ‘Finding India, Art for the New Century’, Teipei, Taiwan
Sakshi Annual Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan
Hong Kong Art Fair, represented by Sakshi Gallery, Hong Kong
Arario Gallery, ‘Weight of Floating Time’, Cheonan, Korea, Seoul
‘Project’ 35’, (selection by 35 international curators, touring internationally), Dec 2010 - Feb 2011
Cervantes Institute, ‘Imaging Asia’, New Delhi
Lalit Kala Akademi (National Academy of Art), ‘Delhi’, New Delhi
Lalit Kala Akademi, Gallery Espace, ‘Marvelous Reality’, New Delhi
Seoul Convention Centre, Sakshi Gallery, Korea
ESSL Museum, ‘Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art’, Vienna, Austria
National Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art’, KoreaMori Art Musuem,
‘Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art’, Toyko, Japan
Museo Fundación Cristóbal Gabarrón, ‘Indi Dialogue. Arte experimental de la India’, Valladolid, Spain
IVAM - Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, ‘India Moderna’, Valencia, Spain
CASA ASIA, ‘Indian Narrative in the 21st Century: Between Memory and History’, Madrid & Barcelona, Spain
Birla Academy of Art and Culture, ‘Astonishment of Being’, Kolkata
16th Biennale of Sydney, Revolutions-Forms That Turn, Sydney, Australia.
Mori Art Museum, ‘Chalo! India - A New Era of Indian Art’, Tokyo, (tour: National Museum of Contemporary Art,
Korea; 2009: ESSL Museum, Vienna, Austria)
Asian Contemporary Art Fair, New York, ‘Simulasian: Refiguring “Asia” for the 21st Century’, New York
Devi Art Foundation, ‘Still Moving Image’, Gurgoan, Harayana, India.
Anant Art Gallery, ‘Machanisms of Motion’, New Delhi
Soulflower Gallery, ‘The Ethics of Encounter’, Bangkok, Thailand
Kunstmuseum Bern, ‘Horn Please - The Narrative in Contemporary Indian Art’, Switzerland
Hangar Bicocca, spazio d’arte contemporanea, ‘Urban Manners’, Milan
Chicago Cultural Institute, ‘New Narratives - Contemporary Art from India’, Chicago, (toured: Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas; Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, N.Brunswick, New Jersey)
Newark Museum, ‘Public Places, Private Spaces’, Contemporary Photography and Video Art New Jersey,
(toured: Minneapolis Institute of Arts ,Minneapolis)
Art Basel, ‘Art Video Lounge’, curated show by Michael Rush, Maimi Beach
Arario Gallery, ‘Hungry God’, Beijing, China, (Museum of Modern Art, Busan, Korea; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto)
National Gallery of Modern Art, ‘Edge of Desire’, New Delhi, (toured: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, , California)
Venice Biennale, ‘iCon - India Contemporary’, Venice, Italy
Lalit Kala Akademi, Golden Jubilee, New Delhi
Osians, ‘Revisualising India’, New Delhi
Gallery ArtsIndia, ‘Herwitz 100’, New York
Residency at Sally & Don Lucas Artists Programs, Montalvo Arts Center, California
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Anges ‘LA FREEWAVES 9th Biennial Festival of Film, Video and New Media - How Can You Resist?’ Geffen Contemporary, LosAngles; (toured: Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel; cheLA(Corriente Hipermediatica Experimental Latinoamericana), Buenos Aires, Argentina; Huffmans House, Encuentro
Internacional de Espacios Independientes; Valparaiso, Chile)
The Art Gallery Of Western Australia, ‘Edge Desire’, Perth, Australia, (toured: Queens Museum of Modern Art, Queens NY; The Asia Society, New York; Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Marco, Monterrey/MX; National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai)
Culturgest-Lisbon, ‘Zoom!’, Portugal
Walsh Gallery, Visual Performance, curated by WuHung and Julie Walsh, Chicago
Sakshi Gallery, ‘After Dark’, Mumbai
10th Biennial of Moving Images, Centre for Contemporary Images, Saint-Gervais, Genéve, Switzerland
Nation Museum of Modern Art, ‘diVERGE’, Mumbai
Apeejay Media Gallery, ‘Liminal Zones’, Delhi
House of World Culture, ‘BODY•CITY, Siting Contemporary Culture in India’, Berlin, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Merida, ‘Interactive A03’, Biennale for New Media Art, Yucatan, Mexico
Grantpirrie, ‘An Apparent Calm’, Sidney
Video Roadshow, Mumbai
British Council, ‘Root en Route’, New Delhi, Chennai; Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, Bangalore
KHOJ, International Workshop in Mysore, India
Kunsthalle Wien, ‘Kapital & Karma’, Vienna
Apeeyay Media Gallery, ‘Private Mythologies - Sound and video works of the personal and the political’, New Delhi
Nature Morte, ‘PhotoSphere’, New Delhi
Alliance Francaise, ‘Silen TV video lounge’, (with Michel Mallard, Olivier Reneau & Denis Chevalier), New Delhi
Public Art Project, ‘Images for a Hundred Lamp Posts’, Ealing, London
Indo-Austrian Art Projects in Public Space, ‘Boxwallahs’, The DeEgo-Cube, Gurgaon, Haryana
Sakshi Gallery, ‘Embarkations-The Millennium Show’, Mumbai
Max Mueller, ‘Art and Technology’, Mumbai
Expo 2000, artistic consultant, Basic Needs Pavilion, Hannover Germany
British Council, ‘Edge of the Century’, New Delhi
Smith Jariwala Gallery, ‘Indian Winter’, London
Pitshanger Manor Gallery, ‘First Sight’, London
Royal Academy, ‘Summer Exhibition’, invited Artist, London
Gallery Espace, ‘Drawing’94’, New Delhi
Connaught Brown Gallery, The Affordable Art Company Exhibition, London
Gallery Chemould, ‘Seventeen Indian Painters’, Bombay
Robert Hull Fleming Museum, ‘Contemporary Indian Art’, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
Halle Sud, ‘Coup De Coeur, Festival of Indian Art’, Geneva, Switzerland
Lalit Kala Academy, Fifth Triennale India, New Delhi
Royal Academy of Arts, Contemporary Indian Art, London
Museum of Modern Art, ‘India - Myth and Reality’, Oxford