Sudarshan Shetty

Biography

1961

Born in Mangalore, India

1987

Fellow at Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad Visiting Faculty at National Institute of Design Ahmedabad

1993

Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi

1996

Scottish Sculpture Workshop, under Mobil Visual Arts Project

1997

Awarded with Sanskriti Award, New Delhi Khoj, New Delhi

1999

Awarded with Charles Wallace India Award to work at the Art Space, Bristol

2004

Khoj International Workshop, Mumbai2004 Khoj International Workshop, Mumbai

2006

Ford Foundation Fellow at the New School for General Studies, New York

2007

New Installations by Artists from India, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh

2016

Curator, Kochi-Muziris Biennale

2017

Awarded with Artist of the Year, India Today Art Awards

Lives and works in Mumbai

selected solo exhibitions

2018

'The Cave Inside', Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

2017

'Shoonya Ghar', Dr. Bhau Daji Lad, Mumbai City Museum, Mumbai 'Shoonya Ghar', Alserkal, Dubai

2016

'Shoonya Ghar', National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi 'A Song A Story', Rolls-Royce Art Programme, Maker Maxity, Mumbai 'Mimic Momento', Galerie Daniel Templon, Brussels 'who must write these lines', GALLERYSKE, Bangalore

2014

'every broken moment, piece by piece', GALLERYSKE, New Delhi

2012

'The pieces earth took away', Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

2011

'Listen outside this house', GALLERYSKE, Bangalore 'Between the tea cup and a sinking constellation', Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris

2010

'this too shall pass', Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai 'The more I die the lighter I get', Tilton Gallery, New York

2009

Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris 'Six Drops', GALLERYSKE, Bangalore

2008

'Leaving Home', Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna 'Saving Skin', Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

2006

'Love', GALLERYSKE and Bodhi Art, Mumbai

2005

'Eight corners of the world', GALLERYSKE, Bangalore 'Shift', a collaborative architectural installation with Shantanu Poredi and Manisha Agarwal, Philips Contemporary, Mumbai 'Party is elsewhere', Jamaat Art Gallery, Mumbai

2004

'Statics', Chemould Gallery, Mumbai

2003

'Consanguinity, Nature Morte', Bose Pacia Modern at the Habitat Visual Arts Centre, New Delhi

2001

'For Here or To Go', Installation at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka

2000

'Lone Boat River Song', Spike Island, Bristol

1996

'Paintings', Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai

1995

'Paper Moon', Pundole Art Gallery and Framji Cowasjee Hall, Mumbai and Ravindra Bhavan, New Delhi

1991

Holland Art Gallery, Rotterdam, a part of Spirit of India Celebration in The Netherlands, Galerie Drie, Amsterdam

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016

Yinchuan Biennale, curated by Bose Krishnamachari, Museum of Contemporary Art, Yinchuan 20th Biennale of Sydney, curated by Stephanie Rosenthal, Sydney 'These are a few of our favourite works', GALLERYSKE and PHOTOINK, New Delhi

2015

'Constructs Constructions, curated by Roobina Karode, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi

2014

'The Missing Pavilion', curated by Gayatri Sinha, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

2013-2014

'Art Walk: Water', curated by Gayatri Sinha, Europalia, Liege 'Rebirth of Detail', Sunaparanta Goa Center for The Arts, Goa

2013

Delhi inaugural show, GALLERYSKE, New Delhi

2012

Kochi Muziris Biennale, curated by Bose Krishnamachari and Riyas Komu, Kochi 'Critical Mass', Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv 'Indian Highway', Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

2011

'Homespun', curated by Girish Shahane, Devi Art Foundation, Delhi NCR 'The Matters Within: New Contemporary Art of India', curated by Betti-Sue Hertz, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco 'Paris-Delhi-Bombay', Centre Pompidou, Paris 'Sympathy for the Devil', curated by Walter Vanhaerents and Pierre-Olivier Rollin, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels Prague Biennale, Prague 'Indian Highway', The Musee d’Art Contemporain, Lyon 'India Inclusive', World Economic Forum, Davos 'Against All Odds', curated by Arshiya Lokhandwala, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

2010

'Contemplating the Void', curated by Nancy Spector, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York 'Indian Highway', Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark 'Looking Glass - The existence of difference', curated by Gayatri Sinha, Religare, New Delhi

2009

Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver 'India Contemporary', Gem Museum for Contemporary Art, The Hague 'Spheres', Goodman Gallery, Le Moulin 'For Life: The Language of Communication', Tilton Gallery, New York 'Indian Highway', Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo

2008

'Dark Materials', curated by David Thorpe, GSK Contemporary Royal Academy of Art, London 'The Destruction Party', The Royal Monceau Hotel, Paris 'Ten Light-Years', Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi 'Affair', curated by Bose Krishnamachari, 1 x 1 Gallery, Dubai

2007

'Unholy Truths, Initial Access', Frank Cohen Collection, Wolverhampton India 20, curated by Anupa Mehta, at Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi 'Pink', Galerie Mirchandani + Steinreucke, Bombay

2006

'With Love', curated by GALLERYSKE and Tilton Gallery, Miami Design District, Miami

2005

'Bombay Boys', Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi 'Configurations', Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi Group Show curated by Soumitro Ghosh, GALLERYSKE, Bangalore 'Endless Terrain', curated by Yashodhara Dalmia, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi

2004

'Bombay X 17', Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi

2003

'Zoom', Contemporary art from India at Culturgest, curated by Louis Serpa, Lisbon 'Highlights', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

2002

'Call of the Todd', Seoul Art Centre, Seoul 'Creative Space', Sakshi Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi

2001

'Century City', curated by Gita Kapoor Tate Modern, London 'Excerpts from the Bestsellers', Installation, David Sassoon Library, Mumbai Installation at the Apparao Gallery, New Delhi

2000

Gwangju Biennale, South Korea 'Making Circles', Installation, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai 'Bollywood - passenger terminal', curated by Els Reijnders, Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam, Gwangju Biennale, South Korea

1999

Sotheby’s Prize Exhibition, Jehangir Nicholson Gallery, Mumbai 'Private Mythologies', Contemporary Art from India, curated by Akira Tatehata, The Japan Foundation, Tokyo 'A Brisk Walk Makes You Feel Good', a collaborative photo installation with Vinay Mahidhar and Sunitha Kumar, Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai 'Flashback Flash Forward', curated by Anupa Mehta, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 'Legatee - Fine Arts Company', Mumbai 'Embarkations' curated by Yashodhara Dalmia, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

1998

Represented India at the Art in the World, Passage de Retz, Paris 'Colours of Independence - CIMA', Kolkata and National Gallery of Modern Art,New Delhi ‘Tryst with Destiny’: Contemporary Indian Art, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore. Inaugural Exhibition Sakshi Gallery Mumbai 'Presences of the Past', curated by Tasneem Mehta, Jehangir Nicholson Gallery, Mumbai Joint exhibition with Leslie Dill, Nature Morte, New Delhi

1997

'Shilpayan: 100 years of sculpture in India', curated by Latika Katt, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi

1996

'165 Inches in Time', an installation at the Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland 'Private Languages', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, curated by Ranjit Hoskote

1995

'Sculpture 95', curated by Madan Lal Gallerie Espace and Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi

1990

Kanoria Centre for the Arts Exhibition, Mumbai

1988

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Ahmedabad

1987

Kala Yatra, Bangalore

1984

Lalit Kala Akademi Exhibition, New Delhi

1983

Monsoon Art Show, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

1982

Bombay Art Society Exhibition, Mumbai

special projects

1999

Completed commissioned public sculpture in Fukuoka, Japan, a part of Hakata Riverain Art Project, curated by Fumio Nanjo

1994

Installation with Morzottos Fashion show at Bhuli Bhatiyari, New Delhi

1991

Commissioned installation project, based on Indian Circus at Hotel Imperial, New Delhi

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