Pushpamala N

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Born in Bangalore, India
Lives and works in Bangalore, India
MFA In Sculpture, MS University, Baroda
BFA in Sculpture, MS University, Baroda
BA in Economics, English and Psychology, Bangalore University
Solo Exhibitions
Paris Autumn – video and photo installation, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai
Paris Autumn – video and photo installation, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, USA
Paris Autumn - video and photo installation, Nature Morte, New Delhi
Streetside Theatre – outdoor photo installation on bridge, Media Wave Festival, Gyor, Hungary
Paris Autumn and Rashtriy Kheer – Film screening, Tarahan-e-Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Paris Autumn and Rashtriy Kheer, Film Screening, Mohile Parikh Centre, Mumbai
Streetside Theatre, Bharat Rang Mahotsav 2007, National School of Drama, New Delhi
Streetside Theatre, outdoor photo installation on bridge, szene- Salzburg Festival, Austria
Paris Autumn and Rashtriy Kheer, Film Screening, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore
Paris Autumn and Rashtriy Kheer, Film Screening, Gallery Chemould, Bangalore
Paris Autumn and Rashtriy Kheer – Film screening, Vidyashankar Art Centre, Hyderabad
Paris Autumn and Rashtriy Kheer – Film screening, Design Friday, Bangalore
Photo-performance work, Nature Morte & Bose Pacia, Spazio Piazza Sempione, Milan, Italy
Photo and Video Performance work,l'Espace Croise, Roubaix, France
Paris Autumn, Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France
Native Women of South India: Manners & Customs, Nature Morte, New Delhi, India
Native Women of South India: Manners & Customs, collaborative project with Clare Arni, Sumukha Gallery, Bangalore, Gallery Chemould , Mumbai and at Seagull Arts and Media Center, Kolkata, India
Indian Lady, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York
Phantom Lady and Sunhere Sapne, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA
The Anguished Heart, Nature Morte and Gallery Chemould, at British Council, Delhi, India
Golden Dreams, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore, India
Golden Dreams, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, India
Phantom Lady or Kismet, a photo romance, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, and at the artist's studio, Bangalore, India
Excavations, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, India
Sculpture show, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore
Group Exhibitions
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
Naples Museum, Italy, Athens Museum, Greece
The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today – Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Republic of Illusions, Gallerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
Failed Plot, Korean International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea
After Color, Bose Pacia New York
Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea; Essl Museum, Vienna Austria
….in the seeds of time – NGMA, New Delhi; NGMA Bangalore
Calendar Art, Red Earth, New Delhi
Re-Frame – 7 experimental films from India , Lowave/ Centre Pompidou, Paris France
Indi- Dialogue, Gabbaron Museum, Valladolid, Spain
Marvellous Reality, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
Art against Terrorism – Emami Chisel Art Gallery, Kolkata
Vistaar II, Design show, Seven Arts, New Delhi
Opening show, Zurcher Studio, New York USA
The Self and the Other: Portraiture in Contemporary Indian Photography, La Virreina
Centre de la Image, Barcelona and Artium, Vitoria, Spain
Grand Finale of Video Wednesdays, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
Transient Poise, Bodhi Art Gallery, Mumbai
Changing Skin, The Fine Art Company, Mumbai
The Other Story, Lakeeren, Mumbai
Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art, Mori Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Singapore International Photography Festival
Destination Asia: Conversation Part I, Elementa, Dubai
My India, Video et Apres, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Performing Identities: Pushpamala N, Coco Fusco and Albert Chong, IDEA, Colorado College, USA
Expanding Horizons, Bodhi Art travelling show, Maharashtra (2008-2009)
Modern India: Art and Culture in the Indian Sub-Continent 1857-2007, Institut Valencia d'Modern, Spain
New Narratives - Zimmerli Art Museum, New Jersey, USA
My Life is my Message – La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Shifting Terrains, Altered Realities- Empire Art and The Shrine Gallery in New Delhi/ Singapore
Still Moving Image, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi
Where in the World, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi (2008-2009)
Video Wedenesdays@ Gallery Espace, New Delhi
Fotofluss, Vienna, Austria
Post Object, Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto, Canada
Private/ Corporate IV, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Public Places/ Private Spaces: Contemporary Photography and Video Art in India, The Newark Museum, USA
New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India, Chicago Cultural Centre, USA
Tiger by the Tail- Women Artists of India transforming Culture, Brandeis University, USA
House Of Mirrors, Grosvenor Vadehra Gallery, London, Uk
Changing Skin, Gallery SKE, Bangalore
Indian Express, Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
Fiction @ Love, Shanghai, China
Ultra New Vision of Contemporary Art, Singapore Art Museum
India in all its Senses, Louis Vuitton Galleries, Paris, France
Lille 3000, France
Another Asia, Noorderlicht Photofestival 2006, Netherlands
Indian Video Art : Between Myth and History, Part of Cinema Prayoga: Indian Experimental Film and Video 1913- 2006, Tate Modern, London
I, Me, Myself , Kashi Art Gallery, Cochin
Are We Like This Only, Vadehra Gallery, New Delhi, India
Indian Summer, the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts, Paris, France
Edge of Desire, the Asia Society, New York and Museo Tamayo, Mexico
Yokohama Triennale, Open Circle , Japan
Kovideo, 1st Durban Video Festival, South Africa
Iconography in Transient Times, Gallery Sumukha, Delhi, India
Edge of Desire, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Heat: A Picture Show, Bose Pacia Modern, New York and at City Park, Dublin, Ireland
DiVerge, 40 Years of Chemould, NGMA, Mumbai, India
New Indian Art: Home, Street, Shrine, Bazaar, Museum, Manchester City Galleries, Manchester, UK
Ways of Resisting, SAHMAT, New Delhi, India
Century City, Tate Modern, London, UK
Moving Ideas, Montreal and Vancouver, Canada
Art from India, Patricia Correia Gallery, Los Angeles Biennale, USA
The Presence of the Past, NCPA, Mumbai, India
Telling Tales, Bath Festival Trust, UK
Telling Times, British Council, New Delhi, India
The New South, London, UK
Fire and Life, Australia India Art Project, Mumbai and Perth, Australia
Shilpayan, Contemporary Indian Sculpture, NGMA, New Delhi, India
Dispossession, Africus, First Johannesburg Biennale, South Africa
100 Years of NGMA, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India
Recent Trends in Contemporary Indian Art, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, India
Sculpture 95, Gallery Espace, New Delhi, India
Postcards for Gandhi, SAHMAT, in six Indian cities
Still Life, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, India
2nd International Women's Festival, Bangkok, Thailand
A Nest for Sparrow, Mumbai, India
Pushpamala N. and Alex Mathew, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore, and at CMC Gallery, New Delhi and Chemould Gallery, Mumbai, India
Timeless Art, VT Station, Mumbai,India
Artist's Alert, SAHMAT, New Delhi, India
The Sculpted Image, Bombay Arts Festival, Mumbai, India
VI Triennale-India, New Delhi, India
Pushpamala N, Atul Dodiya and Akitham Vasudevan, Gallery 7, Mumbai, India
Seven Young Sculptors, Kasauli Art Centre, New Delhi, India
National Exhibition, India
Curated and organized an exhibition of large public site- specific works- Sthala Puranagalu [Place Legends] in Bangalore
Karnataka Shilpa Kala Akademi Award
Karnataka Lalit Kala Akademi Silver Jubilee Award
Gold Medal, VI Triennale, India and Karnataka Rajyothsava Award
National Award
Grants, Residencies and Workshops
Centre Pompidou project with Studio Harcourt, Residency in Paris, France
The Rockefeller Foundation artist residency, Bellagio Study Center, Italy
Artist's Camp, Pachmarhi
French Embassy SCAC artist residency in Paris, France
Majlis Cultural Fellowship
Khoj International Residency, Delhi
Indian Foundation for the Arts, Arts Collaboration Grant
Open Circle International workshop, Mumbai, India
Khoj International Workshop, Modinagar
Senior Fellowship, Govt of India
Charles Wallace Trust (India) Fellowship residency in London, UK
Artist's Camp, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, India
Karnataka Lalit Kala Akademi art Scholarship
Bangalore University English Scholarship