KRITI ARORA

Born 1972, in New Delhi

M.F. A., University of Massachusetts (1995-99)
Hampshire College (Film and Photography) Amherst, USA (1996-99)
B.F.A. (Sculpture), Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, India (1991-95)

The artist lives and works in New Delhi.

Select Solo Exhibitions

2008 Road Builders, Rob Dean Gallery, London
2007 Inroads … Bloodlines, Gallery Palette, New Delhi
1999 Art and Justice Unite, Art and Industry Building, Amherst, USA
1998 Mandir Masjid, Student Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts, USA

Select Group Exhibitions

2009 Poetic Documentary: Kriti Arora, Sanjeet Chowdhury and Gigi Scaria, Aicon Gallery, London
Making History Our Own, Sahmat, New Delhi
2008 Zeitgeist, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
Portrait of a Place, Rob Dean Art, London UK
India Art Summit, New Delhi
Who Knew Mr. Gandhi? Aicon Gallery, London
5th Busan Biennale: South Korea
10 yr anniversary exhibition, Galerie Mueller & Plate, Munich
2007 Sculpture Park, curated by Christian Hosp (Gallery KALA, Austria) and Dr. Alka Pande,
Swarovsky Foundation, Austria
New Delhi, New Waves, curated by Jerome Neutres, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy
OPEN2007 10. International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, Venice, Italy
Relocating Masculinities, curated by Rahul/Sabi/Sanathanan/Srinayani, School of Arts &
Aesthetics JNU, New Delhi
Aerial Roots, curated by Ranmal Jhala, India International Center, New Delhi, India
Making History Our Own, organized by SAHMAT, AIFACS Gallery, New Delhi
2006 Passages, 1,500 years of Indian Art, curated by Deepak Ananth, Palais des Beaux Arts,
Brussels, Belgium
L'art à la Plage, Made by Indians, organized by Galerie Enrico Navarra, Saint Tropez, France
Lila/Play, organized by Melbourne Commonwealth Games, curated by Haema Sivanesan,
Festival Melbourne, Australia
19th Annual Images Festival MONITOR AND EXPERIMENTA INDIA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
MONITOR 2: Contemporary South Asian Film + Video, National Film Board of Canada Toronto,
Canada
2005 Human Vogue, organized by UNESCO, Paris
Film/Video from India, screening at Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris
Ways of Seeing, organized by Art Alive, curated by Sushma Behl, Visual Arts Gallery, Habitat
Center, New Delhi
Women Photographers from the Subcontinent, organized by WIPSA, curated by Dr. Alka Pande,
Italian Center, New Delhi
2004 Fleshed Out and Lifting Off: Painting into Relief, curated by Peter Nagy, Anant Art Gallery, New
Delhi
ABHKS, organized by Gallery Espace, New Delhi
India Plural, curated by Dr. Alka Pande, Gallery 27, Oslo, Norway
Eye to Eye, organised by Seher, curated by Olivia Arthur and Kriti Arora at Visual Arts, India
Habitat Centre
The Making Of India, organized by SAHMAT, Delhi, Rabindra Bhawan; Vadehra Gallery;
School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU
2003 Sheesha, curated by Peter Nagy, Sanskriti Pratisthan, New Delhi and France
Photosphere, curated by Peter Nagy, Golflinks, New Delhi
Borderless Terrain, curated by Dr Alka Pande, for Apparao Galleries at Visual Arts Gallery,
India Habitat Center, New Delhi

Awards and Scholarships

2006 Photography and domentation of Indian Diaspora in France, Cultural Center of French
Embassy in New Delhi
2005 India Habitat Centre's Special Jury Award
Photography and domentation of Indian Diaspora in France, Cultural Center of French
Embassy in New Delhi


SANJEET CHOWDHURY

Born 19 , , India
University, Kolkata , 19
Lives and works in Kolkata, India

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009 Mirror Image, Jamini Roy Hall, Kolkata
2008 Patterns, Ganges Art Gallery, Kolkata
Group show: installations, photographs, video art, Ganges Art Gallery, Kolkata
Glasscapes, Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts, Kolkata
2007 Mumbai 8 (Showcase Series), Goethe-Institute Max Mueller Bhavan, Kolkata.
2005 The Incredible Moment, People for Animals and the Times of India, New Delhi.
The Third Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival, Kolkata
2003 Breakthroughs: New Experimental Films from Asia, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Awards and Participations

2001 Violence, Memory and Mutual Understanding, Tel Aviv
Indo-American Film Screenings, Freer Art Gallery, USA
Transmediale, International Media and Art Festival, Berlin


GIGI SCARIA

Born 1973, in Kothanalloor, Kerala

M.F.A. (painting), Jamia Millia University, New Delhi (1998)
B.F.A. (painting), College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram (1995)

The artist lives and works in New Delhi.

Select Solo Exhibtions

2008 Site under construction, Video Space, Budapest, Hungary
New Perspective from India, Seoul/Delhi, recent photographs and video, H Cube Gallery,
Seoul, Korea
Triviality of everyday existence, recent photographs and video, The National Art Studio,
Changdong, Seoul, Korea
Palette art gallery, New Delhi
2007 Absence of an Architect, Palette Gallery, New Delhi
2005 Where are the Amerindians?' At Inter America Space at CCA7, Trinidad
2001 Art Inc., Shaprjhat, New Delhi
1998 The Great Art Gallery, New Delhi

Select Group Exhibitions

2009 Poetic Documentary; Kriti Arora, Sanjeet Chowdhhury and Gigi Scaria, Aicon Gallery, London
RELATIVE VisA, curated by Bose Krishnamachari, Bodhi Art Mumbai
BAPU, curated by Gayatri Sinha, Saffron Art, Mumbai
2008 Video Zone-4, The 4th International video art Biennial, Tel Aviv, Israel
MAM SCREEN, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
India Moderna, Ivam Museum, Valencia,Spain
Chalo India, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
VIDEOMIX.INDIA, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Popular Reality, The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi
INDIAVATA (India + Avatar), Contemporary artists from India, Gallery SUN Contemporary,
Seoul, Korea
Young Contemporary Indian Artists, 1x1 Gallery, Dubai.
Walk on line, Avanthay Contemporary, curated by Ranjita Chaney, Zurich, Switzerland
CLICK! Contemporary photography in India, curated by Sunil Gupta and Radhika Singh,
Vadehra art gallery, New Delhi
Who knows Mr.Gandhi? AICON gallery, London.
2007 Public Places/Private Spaces: Contemporary Photography and Video Art in India, The Newark
Museum, New Jersey, USA
Reflections, Refractions and Refutations: New and recent work by artists from India, Gallery
Soulflower, Bangkok
Here There Now; Contemporary Art from India, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok
Reading Paint, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok
Making History Our Own, organized by SAHMAT, AIFACS Gallery, New Delhi
Young & Free, Intercontinental, Nehru place, New Delhi
After Shock Conflict, Violence and Resolution in Contemporary Art, a group show supported by
Sainsbury Centre in collaboration Matthew Shaul and the UH Galleries in England, curated by
Yasmin Zahir
Indian Photo and Media Art, A Journey of Discovery, Fluss, Vienna, Austria
Horn Please: Narratives in contemporary Indian Art, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
Dreaming Childhood at Leap Years, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Delhi World Social Forum, Nairobi, Kenya
2006 Rencontres Internationales, a film and video festival in Paris and Berlin
Paper flute, curated by Johny M.L, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
Impossible India, curated by Nina Montmann, Frankfurt Kunstverein, supported by Goethe-
Institute
2005 Double – Enders, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
Are we like this only? Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi, curated by Vidya Shivdas, organized by
Vadehra Gallery, New Delhi
2004 Journeys, Visual Arts Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Making of India, organized by SAHAMAT, Rabindrabhavan, New Delhi
2003 Crossing Generations Diverge, curated by Geeta Kapur and Chaitanya Sambrani, National
Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
Indians + Cowboys, curated by Ruth Watson, Gallery 4A, Asian-Australia Arts Center, Sydney
Australia
Art in Jerusalem, a site specific art project in Jerusalem, Israel
Shisha, Sanskriti Pratistan, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi
2002 Photographica, Cittadellarte, Biella, Italy
2001 Millennium Vision, Arushi Art Gallery, New Delhi
Small but significant, Arpana Fine Arts, New Delhi
…and Buddha smiled again, organized by Master's Guild at Indian National Trust for Art
and Cultural Heritage, Lodi Estate, New Delhi

Awards and Scholarships

2005 Sanskriti award in visual art
2002 Inlaks Scholarship
1995, 1997 Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Scholarship for Visual Arts