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Vibha Galhotra is a recipient of prestigious Rockefeller grant at their Bellagio center, 2016. At present, she is an Asian Cultural Council fellow in the US, pursuing continual research on belief and reality to intervene on the subject of Anthropocene.Galhotra’s practice range across photography, film, video, found objects, performative objects, sculpture, installation, text, sound, drawing, and public interventions. Galhotra studied art at Kala Bhavan Santiniketan, where she completed her Masters in 2001, and previously was in Chandigarh at the Government College of Art. The artist lives and works in New Delhi, India.
Galhotra’s solo exhibitions include: “Absur–City–Pity–Dity” at Jack Shainman Gallery, New York (USA, 2015); “The Black Cloud Project”: A Public Participatory Project (2014); “Metropia” at Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston Salem, North Carolina (USA, 2012); “Re‐Birth Day” at Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea, Piazza Cavour, San Giovanni Valdarno (Italy, 2012); She has exhibited at the Dhaka Art Summit (Dhaka,2014) Kathmandu International Art Festival (Nepal,2012); “Between” at Colombo Art Biennial (Sri Lanka, 2012); “India Awakens – Under the Banyan tree” at The Essel Museum of Contemporary Art, Austria (2010).
4th Aluminum BAKU Biennial (Azerbaijan, 2009). In 2009, she was also featured in Younger than Jesus: Artist directory co-published by Phaidon Press Limited, London, England and New Museum, New York. She is been honored with YFLO Woman Achiever of the Year award in 2015, Inlaks Foundation Fine Arts Award in 2005-06, the National Scholarship from the Human Resource Department, Government of India in 2001-02, and the Artist Under 30 Award, Chandigarh State Lalit Kala Academy Award in 1998.
Galhotra’s work will be featured in the upcoming book of Dr Michael Petry, Book Of Words. Her work is in collections worldwide including the Casa Masaccio Arte Contemporanea, Italy; Gates Foundation, USA; Singapore Art Museum, Singapore; Essl Museum, Austria; Devi Art Foundation, India; Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Italy; Galerie Gut Gasteil (an open-air art museum), Austria; Saga Art College, Japan; the Europas Parkas, Lithuania.
[In] Sanity In The Age Of Reason will be followed by another solo exhibition of Galhotra’s works from her past exhibition at the LUX institute, San Diego, USA opening on March 29th, 2017 and a presentation at Darkened Mirror, curated by Lauren Dickens at San Jose Museum, US.
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