With the project Aar Paar (2002), a public art project between India and Pakistan, we just exchanged images and put them out on the streets. SAT: I’m glad that you brought that up. How do you feel this dialogue has evolved since, given the recent trend towards showing and making “political work”, which often results in a superficial engagement with any real politics. Your 2008–09 work, Threat, is on show at Copenhagen Contemporary. Copyright © 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. 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Gupta very often insists visitors also take work away from the gallery space itself: small crocheted boxes, or even, large soap bricks on which are embossed the word: THREAT (Threat, 2008-9). Interactive installation with Blame bottles that contain simulated blood, posters, stickers, video, interactive performance, 1 min 49 sec loop. By the time you finish your tour, they’d have taken a firm foothold in your heart. Shilpa Gupta: ‘The current moment shows we are closer than we imagined’ Vandana Kalra, Indian Express, 6 September 2020. Shilpa Shinde Files Police Complaint Against CINTAA! When asked about Vikas Gupta and Bigg Boss season 14, Shilpa … Interview. An interview with the installation artist Slipa Gupta. She highlighted the next steps and key points community oncologists need to know about these data now. There are, of course, ways in which your work does pull into the white cube from the outside world – but how do you feel it moves outwards as well? Sensex @50,000: Why is it happening, and what next for investors? Since its inception, the India Art Fair has become a Mecca for Indian artists, curators, collectors, dealers and consultants, who come from all over the country and from elsewhere. Abroad, you see a diverse group of viewers, of all ages, visit public art institutions, but here in South Asia you really see how it is a small audience. The Indian artist Shilpa Gupta (b1976, Bombay, now Mumbai) is perhaps most famous for a series of work that attempts to extend and complicate the flat, two-dimensional borders that we understand to delineate our nation states. Written by Vandana Kalra | Updated: September 6, 2020 6:26:42 am Shilpa Gupta. The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Here's Shilpa Gupta talking about her work: Voice of the poets from the prison - Shilpa Gupta. Shilpa Gupta beschäftigt sich in ihren Werken kulturübergreifend mit Konsum, Religion, Sicherheit, Zensur, Militarismus und Menschenrechten. My East is Your West: Rashid Rana and Shilpa Gupta in Venice – interview. Studio. It looks at the idea of the nation state as being, well, what we would like to imagine the nation state to be. SG: These works first began with the 100 Hand-drawn Maps series (2007-), which is still ongoing, where I invite participants to draw maps from memory. Of course, here, the question of the public is so complicated. 12:35. SG Yes, and I like to avoid categories. Installation 300 x 130 x 340 cm (118 x 51 x 134 in). Internationally acclaimed artists Rashid Rana and Shilpa Gupta talk about their collaboration at the 56th Venice Biennale. Do artworks keep evolving, acquiring new meanings, even after leaving the artist’s studio? What’s the idea behind making the text on the flap board change constantly? You bring in sociopolitical realities, from the voices of silenced poets to border issues, does the perception of your work change according to the location? But I wonder how this works in reverse – say, with your work around the border maps of the nation state. Maybe we are trying to look for authenticity but we already know that it is a memory that is punctured. When it is the privileging of form, the privileging of content, and the privileging of the trend. June 2008 Currently, the galleries BodhiBerlin and Volker Diehl present the first monograph exhibition entitled “BlindStars StarsBlind” in Germany of the Mumbai-based artist Shilpa Gupta. 28/06/2020. By Yin Ho. Now, in an exclusive interview with Pinkvilla, Shilpa opened up about her name being brought up on the current season by Vikas. All rights reserved. Photograph: Shrutti Garg, courtesy of the artist. – I’m curious to understand things from different perspectives. I suppose, the open-ended and interactive form of the works allows for such wide-ranging readings. Yes, location does have an impact. 100 hand-drawn maps of my country, 2008–ongoing. In another instance of how location has played out is, I remember, in 2006, when I was showing There is No Border Here flag wall-drawing at Havana Biennial, it was moving to see people weep in front of the work – to have strangers come and give me a hug. Take, for instance, the work I showed at [the Mumbai gallery] Chemould Prescott Road – That Photo We Never Got (2014) – there are so many stories in there and they are all in the first person. Shilpa Gupta's work sometimes takes place outside of or leaves the gallery, and ranges from photographs and objects to websites and interactive video. There was a work I made for the show New Indian Art: Home Street Shrine Bazaar Museum at Manchester City Gallery in 2002, and I brought in more than 1,500 objects that had been crocheted. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines. It is, of course, more interesting when you are able to listen to many voices and forms. Fifteen years ago, it was made against the background of religious polarisation. SAT: It’s funny, because places almost always have multiple languages. Shilpa’s clarification comes in the form of a long note that reads, “I am not following #Bigboss14 and have not given any interview regarding any … SG: I’m interested in the fact that the viewer can step, very momentarily, into this complicated space and then move on from there. SAT: This is certainly a work that resisted the white cube, I think. Her work is resolutely political, and perhaps has always been since she first began 20 years ago. So I am always playing with the idea of the location in the work. School of Fine Arts from 1992 to 1997. Shilpa Gupta. Perhaps you could speak about what you meant by “dispersal” when you were talking earlier about visitors taking away the crocheted boxes. Do you want viewers to identify with those political lines? Artist Shilpa Gupta, 39, and Pakistani artist Rashid Rana showcased at the Venice Biennale last year. Shilpa Gupta is essentially a new media artist. Shilpa Gupta: In the 90s, the nature of the work I was doing was different from that of my peers, and, while there was a curiosity about it, there was also a tension – the work is like this. Wheredoiendandyoubegin will be shown next month at Fondazione Merz in Turin, Italy. Shilpa Gupta’s works are like the uninvited guest who barges into your drawing room and refuses to leave. There were artists across age groups, and artists across geography – you had a Carl Andre next to a Jenny Holzer or a Douglas Gordon, and about 10 or 15 artists from the gallery – and they were all speaking to each other, and speaking in the same language. The title Studio International is the property of the Studio International Foundation and, together with the content, are bound by copyright. Internationally acclaimed artists Rashid Rana and Shilpa Gupta talk about their collaboration at the 56th Venice Biennale. Sangita Jindal is an avid collector with a long history of supporting cultural heritage and the arts. How integral is writing to artmaking for you? Artist Shilpa Gupta, 39, and Pakistani artist Rashid Rana showcased at the Venice Biennale last year. In the mid- and late ’90s, my peers looked at my practice of experimental media, video and installation with discomfort. Gupta creates artwork using interactive video, websites, objects, photographs, sound and public performances to probe and examine subversively such themes as desire, religion, notions of security on the street and on the imagined border. WEARECLOSERTHANYOUEVERIMAGINED is a motion flap board, the one you find at a train station or airport, a creature of the transit zone. Shilpa Gupta, Someone Else – A library of 100 books written anonymously or under pseudonyms, 2011. Shilpa Shinde, Aly Goni, Arshi Khan - TV actors who accused Vikas Gupta of blackmailing him Entertainment Several TV actors have exposed Vikas Gupta’s ugly side on … Interviews; Künstler & Kunstlexikon; Wir über uns; Newsletter; Kontakt. It lies in between these mediations and becomes part of my work, which deals with movement and transformation – restriction, amplification, or misinformation – as, in these, lie stories of desire, aspirations, fears and persistence. ARA What are you working on now? Studio International is published by: She established the Jindal Arts Centre in 1992 at the National Centre for Performing Art in Mumbai, and is the President of Art India magazine, a leading contemporary art magazine. In an interview with Targeted Oncology, Shilpa Gupta, MD, discussed the results of the BLASST-1 trial evaluating neoadjuvant nivolumab plus gemcitabine and cisplatin in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer undergoing a cystectomy. Frayed Geographies and Fractured Selves: Shilpa Gupta’s Untitled (2014-15) Iftikhar Dadi My East is Your West, Essay, 2016. It has lodged itself in the infinite waiting period, the pauses, the anxieties – otherwise invisible – between the finite space of numbers and destinations. One is often reminded about the vagaries of time and distance and, in fact, I often even play with this phenomenon, where, in my smaller works in vitrines, the meaning of the work shifts depending on the distance of viewing! I think when we are looking at an art object, we look for meaning, experience or some kind of resolve. Threat, an interactive installation in which viewers are invited to take a soap away each, was a response to a growing fear of otherness. They both fought the whole season and even irritated everyone with their fights. Photograph: Shrutti Garg, courtesy of the artist. Interview. New York, NY 10021-0043, USA, About As is the nature of the “political art object”, it is sometimes difficult to determine the context of the work or its political position. Another example would be an outdoor light installation which is currently being shown on Lake Zurich. Blame, 2002–04. Recent Works of Shilpa Gupta, Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris Ami Barak, Take On Art Magazine, Review, International Reviews, Vol 1, Issue 01, Pg 142, New Delhi, January-March 2010. The two prominent faces from the small screen were seen locking horns on national television when they were part of Bigg Boss 11. I find it strange when encountering her works in white-cube spaces: it is the meeting of opposing registers – something as static as the setting for works that are so porous, in which, frequently, the maps have to be bent to fit to the shape of the space. But I see how curators are interested in the idea of the language of a place. 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