Drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection, Local Color will explore the role of color in art and encourage visitors to look at color as content with wide ranging works. The exhibition will also include recent acquisitions on view for the first time, including ‘Untitled (Oblique 1) 2011’, by Sandeep Mukherjee.
Hemali Bhuta Artist in residency
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
15 July – 1 October 2012
Yorkshire Sculpture Park in collaboration with Creative India Foundation will host Hemali Bhuta as a visiting artist. Based in the Bothy Gallery, Bhuta will develop new work in response to the Park, its landscape and heritage, through conversations with visitors and staff.
Rohini Devashar Rendez-vous 2012 – Afrique du Sud
South African National Gallery, Cape Town, SA
28 June – 14 October 2012
A regular feature of the Lyon Biennale in France, Rendez-vouz invites 10 curators of biennales and triennials to propose new work in various mediums. The result is a showcase of new energy and light. The show is global in its reach and exacting in its particularities.
Rohini’s print works ‘Arboreal’ are being exhibited at Rendez-vouz.
Sarnath Banerjee History is Written by Garment Exporters
Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
16 June – 28 July 2012
CCA brings together Banerjee’s work spanning the period 2008 – 11 for his first institutional solo show. The exhibition includes several key sequences from Banerjee's most recent book, ‘The Harappa Files’ and the video ‘1943’ which was exhibited at ‘Paris- Delhi- Bombay’ at Centre Pompidou.
Tejal Shah and The Otolith Group
Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany
6 June - 19 September 2012
Tejal Shah is exhibiting her new commissioned work ‘Between the Waves’ at dOCUMENTA (13) curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev.
Shah’s ‘Between the Waves’,is a multi-channel video installation composed of performative film, text, animation and spacialisation of sound.
Raqs Media Collective Critical Mass: Contemporary Art From India
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
1 June – 15 December, 2012
The exhibition represents India's socio-political reality, replete with upheavals, of the past two decades and express through contents, materials and visual aesthetics the rich density that echoes India's familiar visual texture.
The fifth in a series of large site specific wall drawings, Parts Unknown is an exploration of frame switching between different scales and distances… of continuity rather than correspondence between the microscopic and cosmological.
The drawing explores the interface between positive and negative spaces, or the relationship of forms that share edges.
Neha Choksi and Rohini Devasher But a pit stop on a long journey
The Wanås Foundation, Sweden
20 May 2012 onwards
Wanas celebrates 25 years with a new room for video art. Choksi's film ‘Leaf Fall’ and video installation ‘The Weather Inside Me (Bombay Sunset)’ and Devasher’s video ‘Arboreal’ are currently on display. This is in collaboration with Creative India Foundation.
Neha Choksi Quarantania
Enclave Projects, London
20 May 2012
OCurated by David Thorp, Quarantania features the work of three energing international artists, Neha Choksi (India), Eva Kotátková (Czech Republic) and Taus Makhacheva (Russia).
‘I See Infinite Distance Between Any Point and Another’ is a poetic and poignant new work centred on the renowned Lebanese-American poet, painter and philosopher, Etel Adnan. The film is the second part of a trilogy of works by the...
Frieze Foundation will curate and produce four new public art projects as part of the London 2012 Olympics. Situated throughout east London, the series will be known as Frieze Projects East. Project 88’s Sarnath Banerjee is one of the four artists looking to change the...
John Hansard Gallery, South Hampton and The Enclave, London
June – August 2012
Neha Choksi is taking an array of her work to two British galleries: John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (University of Southampton), followed by The Enclave Gallery (London). The show is curated by David Thorp, and is titled Quarantania, after a work by Louise Bourgeois that...
Raqs will screen their video ‘An Afternoon Undisturbed on the Richter Scale’ (2011) in a solo show at The Photographer’s Gallery in London. The work is a silent looped video projection of an archival photograph, subtly altered by the artists to create a dream-like mise-en-scène...
Artist Residency at Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin.
March – June 2012
Rohini Devashar has just started a 4 month residency at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin. Researchers at the MPIWG investigate how new categories of thought, proof, and experience have emerged in the centuries-long interaction between the sciences and their...
Pump House Gallery hosts an exhibition of new work by Baptist Coelho, curated in collaboration with George Unsworth. This exhibition is the culmination of a 12 week residency at The Delfina Foundation, supported by the Creative India Foundation.
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London
29 February – 13 May 2012
Lines of Thought, an exhibition at Parasol unit, London, explores the work of 15 contemporary artists whose practices have focused in particular on using line in creatively challenging ways. Artists like Sol Lewitt, Richard Long and Richard Tuttle are part of this show along with younger artists...
Project 88 artists Shreyas Karle and Rohini Devashar have been selected to participate in the Kochi Biennale.
The Kochi-Muziris Biennale is an international exhibition of contemporary art being held in Kochi, Kerala. Opening on 12-12-12, the...
Max Muller Bhavan, in collaboration with Archeological Survey of India (ASI), presented Zuleikha Chaudhary’s work ´Propositions: On Text and Space II´.
‘Propositions: On Text and Space II is based on texts from Roland Schimmelpfennig's play ‘Before/Afterwards’. Schimmelpfennig’s...
Raqs Media Collective, Rohini Devashar and Sarnath Banerjee
Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Noida
27 January – 26 June 2012
Curated by art critic Gayatri Sinha, the exhibition ´Cynical Love: Life in the Everyday´ looks at the intersection of art and technology in everyday life.
The exhibition included the video work ´The Knots that Bind are the Knots that Fray ´ (2010) by Raqs Media Collective, a seventeen...
Project 88 participated in the of the Mumbai Art District galleries’ weekend trip to Bandra (Taj Lands End) with photographs by Tejal Shah, a painting on duralene by Sandeep Mukherjee, a marble and brass sculpture by Neha Choksi, two of Sarnath Banerjee’s diptychs from his series ´Bicarbonates´...
Project 88 exhibited five artists at Art Chennai 2012: drawings and prints by Hemali Bhuta and Shreyas Karle, illustrated books by Asma Mundrawala and paintings by Mahesh Baliga and Sandeep Mukherjee...
Presented at KhojLive 12, Delhi 27 January 2012 - 4:00pm - 9:30pm
Shadow Walkers is a walk down memory lane by devoted umbraphiles, those who are addicted to walking in the shadow of the moon... Seven voices, ranging in tone, depth, age, experience and perspective, talking about the single most transforming celestial event, a total solar eclipse.
Presented at KhojLive 12, Delhi 27 January 2012 - 4:00pm – 9:30pm
A gathering abandons voice and motion to explore the erasure and presence of silence. Pause to release is a performative piece whose protagonists are expressively silent in the eloquence of a gathering at a standstill. Time has stopped. It is a still life that expresses the...
Raqs Media Collective inhabits the Project 88 enclosure at the India Art Fair 2012 with four new sets of enigmas that make up a scenario - ´Interior, Day´, ´Its About Being Here and There at the Same Time´, ´The Namak Haram's Philosophy, Revised´ and ´A Different Gravity´