Biography

Upcoming Exhibitions

2017

256 Million Colours of Violence

2017

WAR • ROOM • ECHO – Regarding the Pain of Other Cyborgs

2017

SITE :  STAGE :  STRUCTURE : Kruunuvuori – The Perfect Ghosts of Helsinki

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016

256 Million Colours of Violence, Third Space, Helsinki, Finland

2014

SITE : STAGE : STRUCTURE, Clark House Initiative, Mumbai, India

2012

Of Men and Supermen, India Art Festival, 2012 – Presented by TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2011

The Ballad of The War that Never Was, and other Bastardized Myths, TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

 

Select Group Exhibitions

2016

Immersion 2016, Espoo, Finland

2016

Where Does Poetry Nest, curated by Giovanna Esposito Yussif, Galleria Emil, Tampere, Finland

2016

Space Invaders IV: Heterotopia, Espoo, Finland

2016

SOAK, D/func.t, Helsinki, Finland

2015

Cisspace: Construct(ed.), Otaniemi Recycling Center, Espoo, Finland

2014

Infinite, TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2013

Small is Beautiful – II, TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2013

Beyond the Canvas ­– Curated by Kalpana Shah and Sapna Kar, TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2013

Tagore Lost and Found ­– Curated by Bina Sarkar Ellias, India Bulls Art Gallery and Auction House, New Delhi, India

2013

Equilibrium, TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2012

Site: Stage: Structure, SPACE 118, Mumbai, India

2012

Synergy, TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2012

Small is Beautiful, TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2010

Three New Voices: Dimensions in Time & Space, Art Heritage, New Delhi, India

2010

April Salon, Galerie Mirchandani + Stienruecke, Mumbai, India

2010

Evolve, TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2009

Gems of India, Unicorn Art Gallery, Dubai

2009

India on Canvas, charity auction, New Delhi, India

2008

The Kohinoor Selection, Unicorn Art Gallery, Dubai

2008

Art for Justice and Peace, charity auction, Mumbai, India

2008

Art Smart, in Mumbai and Delhi, India

2007

India on Canvas, charity auction, Mumbai, India

2007

Celebrating India, Treo Foundation, Delhi-Calcutta-Bangalore-Mumbai-New York

 

Curatorial Projects:

2016

MATERIAL///IMMATERIAL, A:SPACE, Espoo, Finland

2016

SOAK, D/func.t, Helsinki, Finland

 

Lecture Performances and Artist Talks:

2016

null.void; // a sermon of nothingness and a space odyssey of zero movement and tycho magnetic anomalies, Chimurenga’s Pan-African Space Station at Kallio Public Library, Helsinki Finland

2015

Memory and The Maximum City, Godrej India Culture Lab, Mumbai

2014

FOLKARCHIVE: Ali Akbar Mehta*, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad City Museum, Mumbai

*In Conversation with Sumesh Sharma moderated by Latika Gupta

 

Projects, installation & pop up exhibitions:

2015

The Godrej Legacy Park, Godrej Complex* – Vikhroli, Mumbai

*Permanent Installation in the Godrej Premises

 

Artist Residencies:

2012

Site: Stage: Structure, SPACE 118, Mumbai

 

Artist Publications:

2014

Site: Stage: Structure, suite of 17 Accordion-fold and 3 Artist Photo Books

2011

The Ballad of The War that Never Was, and other Bastardized Myths

 

Work Experience

2016 – present

Founder Member of Museum of Impossible Forms, Helsinki

2016 – present

Communication Assistant for Visual Culture and Contemporary Art (ViCCA), Aalto University, Helsinki

2016

Post Production and animation for Arab Strings, a music video by artist Jowan Safadi (Palestine)

2016 ­– present

Member of Third Space Collective, Helsinki

2016 ­– present

Founder Member of D/func.t Collective, Helsinki

2015

Post Production for ‘#7: Greed’ short film

2014 – 2015

Guest Lecturer at Whistling Woods International Institute of Film, communication and Media Arts

2014 ­– present

Co-conceived and Head of Post Production with COMPOSITE Films for Relics of Eden (working title), a short fictional documentary currently in pre-production

2014

Head of Post Production for What a Wonderful World, an independently produced post-apocalyptic themed music video

2013 ­– 2014

Freelance Artist and Character Designer working with Recyclewala Films for TUMBAD, feature length live action film

2012 – present

Consulting head of Post Production and freelance Artist for COMPOSITE Films, working on various Digital content projects (QuickHeal Antivirus, La15 Patisserie, Fizzy foods and KNM Airlines)

2011 ­– 2013

Regularly conducting drawing and painting workshops as part of various NGO activities and schools (for children of 10 to 15 years) Teach India, Dear Imagination, The Oberoi International IB School.

2011 – 2013

Creative Director and Head of Post Production with COMPOSITE Films for Luminous Matter, a stop motion animated short film.

Screened at Austria Film Festival 2013, Jaipur Film Festival, 2013, Leeds Film Festival, 2012, DIGICON Tokyo, 2012, FICCI Frames, Mumbai 2012

2002 – 2007

Co ­­­­­– ­founder, Lead Animator and artist at Mareech Animated Design, an animation studio specializing in 3D animation and Visual Effects for Film and Television.

2006

Co-written and performed, Aham: What’s going on?, a full-length play performed at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai

2004

Directed and edited, Untitled, documentary short film on Sir J.J. School of Art