The Work of Art: Iteration in Multiples, Fragments and Reflection
June 5 – July 31, 2015
The Guild 1028, Ranjanpada Mandwa Alibaug Road Next to Sai Mandir Alibaug.



Art education and community engagement:

50 students and 4 teachers were invited from Alibaug Kanyashala on the 28th of April to visit our current exhibition
Outremer curated by Ranjit Hoskote, at The Guild Alibaug. Hemlata Mhatre, Ankita Gurav and Meena Sabnis
from The Guild led a walkthrough in Marathi with the students and teachers. Some photographs of  this event. 




Balaji Ponna
The Mirror has no Heart
at Art District XIII, New Delhi
in collaboration with The Guild
May 2  - June 30.


Pooja Iranna’s
art works are being shown in
Constructs / Constructions an exhibition curated by Roobina Karode
at The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art on View till December 2015.


Pooja Iranna
Activating Space
– a Sculptural enquiry
an exhibition of sculptural works created in
response to the Khoj building April 24 – May 15.


Riyas Komu
56th Venice Biennale 2015
National Pavillion of Iran
The Great Game  
Curated by
Marco Meneguzzo and Mazdak Faiznia

from 7th May to 22nd Nov. 2015


T. V. Santhosh
56th Venice Biennale 2015
National Pavillion of Iran
The Great Game  
Curated by
Marco Meneguzzo and Mazdak Faiznia

from 7th May to 22nd Nov. 2015


The Guild Collection II - Outremer
Curated by Ranjit Hoskote
March 15 – May 25, 2015

The Guild 1028, Ranjanpada Mandwa Alibaug Road Next to Sai Mandir Alibaug.


Pooja Iranna 

The Eye and the Mind: New Interventions in Contemporary  
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China.
Curated by Rajeev Lochan  

Group exhibition



Working Space around Memory and Perception at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, curated  by Roobina Karode,


Participation in Retina Rome Video Art Festival




Ravi Agarwal
The Eye and the Mind: New Interventions in Contemporary  
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Curated by Rajeev Lochan   

Group exhibition

Ravi Agarwal’s work is featured/widely discussed in a recent book,
“Art & Ecology Now”  by Andrew Brown, Thames and Hudson, UK 



Ravi Agarwal’s work is featured/widely discussed in a recent book
“Cities and Photography”,
Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City by 
Jane Tormey 


Ravi Agarwal has been invited along with other international artists, for the project "Freie Flusszone
Süderelbe - hypothetische Schließung für die Binnenschifffahrt" funded by the Department of Culture,
Hamburg to make a Poster and a Billboard for the city of Hamburg. The Posters will be put up all over
Hamburg and the Billboard will be put up in different sites, before a permanent site is found for it.



Navjot Altaf in Khoj exhibition and Symposium

'Nameless Here Forevermore'
10th January  -31st January

Symposium on 'Crisis and Un/Making Sense – Art as Schizoanalysis'  
10th January – 11th January



G. R. Iranna has participates  in an exhibition at
National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, in collaboration with Tenart.
The exhibition titled ‘Deconstructed Innings' a tribute to India’s greatest sporting icon Sachin Tendulkar
has been conceptualized by Kiran Desai and co-curated by Veeranganakumari Solanki.

from 15th Dec. 2014 to 18th Feb, 2015

Image courtesy G. R. Iranna

Sudhir Patwardhan at Kochi Muziris Biennale 
'Building A Home; Exloring The World'  
from 12th Dec. 2014 to 29th March 2015


Navjot Altaf's site specific installation with
video projection at Kochi Muziris Biennale
'Mary Wants to Read a Book' 
from 12th Dec. 2014 to 29th March 2015







T. V. Santhosh The Threshold into a Dream
at Heritage Transport Museum
curated by Priya Pall







Rakhi Peswani in an exhibition ‘Ghar ghar ki baat / Tales from two homes’
curated by Heidi Fichtner and Vikki McInnes at

Margaret Lawrence Gallery
Victorian College of the Arts
The University of Melbourne
29th August- 28th September 2013






Prajakta Potnis  will be part of 
'L'Exigence De La Saudade' at Kadist Paris, 
18 May - 28 July, 2013






Ravi Agarwal at Sharjah Biennial 11
Re: emerge
Towards a New Cultural Cartography
curated by Yuko Hasegawa

March 13–May 13, 2013









Charwei TSai at Sharjah Biennial 11
Re: emerge
Towards a New Cultural Cartography
curated by Yuko Hasegawa

Date: March 13–May 13, 2013




K. P Reji at Kochi Muziris Biennale 2012.




T. V. Santhosh at ARTEMONS CONTEMPORARY, Das Kunstmuseum, Austria in
WAR ZONE - Indian Contemporary Art
Date: 9 Sept. - 25 Nov. 2012.





Ravi Agarwal  in Newtopia: The State of Human Rights curated by Katerina Gregos
The exhibition runs between 1 Sept. - 10 Dec. 2012 at various venues in Mechelen, Belgium



Ravi Agarwal, Riyas Komu and T V Santhosh at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel in CRITICAL MASS CONTEMPORARY ART FROM INDIA,
curated by Tami Katz-Freiman & Rotem Ruff.
Dates: 01 June - 16 Dec., 2012








T. V. Santhosh from India at Havana Biennial
The Guild is delighted to announce the selection of T. V. Santhosh for the 
11th Havana Biennial, 2012. 
The Biennial runs between 11 May - 11 June 2012.

One of Santhosh's seminal works, a large sculptural installation titled 'A Room to Pray' will be exhibited at the Biennial.

T. V. Santhosh, A Room to Pray, 2008




Rakhi Peswani

Bodies/Subterrain (Eurydice & Sita)

Presentation of a residency in the Hague at Vrije Academie






The Guild is pleased to announce the participation of

Riyas Komu and K. P. Reji in Jogja Biennale 2011.

from  26 November 2011 - 8 January 2012

Shadow Lines

curated by Alia Swastika (Indonesia) and Suman Gopinath (India)










Navjot Altaf

in Yamuna.Elbe

A public art project at the Yamuna in Delhi and the Elbe in Hamburg

Curated by Ravi Aggarwal (Delhi) and Till Krause (Hamburg)


For more information visit http://yamuna-elbe.org/about-the-seminar/












T. V. Santhosh and Baiju Parthan in India

Curated by Pieter Tjabbes. Curator of contemporary art: Tereza de Arruda

Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

12 October 2011 - 29 January 2012


For more information visit http://www.bb.com.br/portalbb/page511,128,10154,1,0,1,1.bb?codigoMenu=0&dtInicio=11/2011&codigoEvento=4392







Prajakta Potnis in Indian Highway

MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome
22 September 2011 - 29 January 2012














Prajakta Potnis 

at  West Heavens Artist Dispatch - Residency in Shanghai


Artist Dispatch
September 2011 Onwards, Delhi - Shanghai


Indian artists Dhrupadi Ghosh and Prajakta Potnis will be dispatched to Shanghai in September 2011, while Chinese artists Zheng Bo and Liu Wei, together with Taiwanese curator Amy Cheng will be dispatched to Delhi at the same period. Thoughts, discussions, and notes will gradually develop themselves into art works in the months to come.  


West Heavens is a cross-disciplinary cultural exchange project, aiming to foster closer understanding of India through contemporary art and scholarship, and develop cross-cultural dialogue based on visual culture and notions of Asian modernity. Past and current programs cover a vast scope of social thoughts, contemporary arts, urban studies, film studies and music, and the form of events extend from lectures, discussions, exhibitions, screenings, workshops, performances and related translation and publications.


Prajakta Potnis (b.1980) received her BFA and MFA from the Sir J.J. School of Arts in Mumbai, India (1995/2002). Her multidisciplinary work spans painting, installation, sculpture and photography and investigates the porousness and interpenetrability of boundaries and binaries such as inside/outside, public/private, natural/engineered, etc, and has been shown to critical acclaim in India and internationally in venues including Lyon Museum of Contemporary Art, Paris, France (2011); Heart Herning Museum Of Contemporary Art, Denmark (2010); Lakeern Gallery, Mumbai (2010); Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art Oslo, Norway(2009); The Essl Museum of Contemporary Art, Austria (2010); Khoj International Artist Workshop, Delhi (2009); and others, as well as solo exhibitions, “Membranes and Margins”, Em Gallery, Seoul (2008); “Porous walls” The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai (2008); “Walls- In- Between,” Kitab Mahal, The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai (2006). 


Her work has been featured in significant publications including ‘I’m Not There: New Art from Asia,’ Ed. Cecilia Alemani (The Gwangju Biennale Foundation, 2010); ‘Younger than Jesus: The Artist Directory’ (New Museum and Phaidon, 2009), as well as numerous catalogues and art magazines such as Art ETC, and others. Potnis is also the recipient of the major awards including the Sanskriti Award for ART (2010), the Inlaks Fine Arts award (2003-2004), and the Young Artist fellowship, from the Indian National Department of Culture (2001- 2003). 


For more information visit http://westheavens.net/en          









Rakhi Peswani in Residence

at The Hague at the invitation of Kosmopolis Hague

September 16 – December 14

During her stay in the Netherlands Rakhi will study Dutch Art from Indian perspective. Rakhi will be participating in the Hague India Month. She also has some teaching assignments with art academies, a collaboration project with a Dutch theatre Director and an exhibition of her works at Denneweg Today.


Rakhi Peswani is a recipient of Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art’s Emerging Artist Award and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in painting and Master’s degree in sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. U, Vadodara. Peswani’s solos include Matters Under the Skin with The Guild, Mumbai at Art HK - Asia One 2011;  Intertwinings, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2009;Sonnet for Silent Machines, at Jehangir Nicholson Gallery & The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2007. Selected group shows include Generation in Transition New Art from India Exhibition Curated by Magda Kardasz,Warsaw, Bring Me A Lion: An Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art, The Hunt Gallery, St.Louis, Missouri(2010).

For more information visit http://www.kosmopolisdenhaag.nl/         










T. V. Santhosh at Fourth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art 'Rewriting Worlds'

On September 22, the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art opens its fourth edition. Titled "Rewriting Worlds", it will run until October 30 and features 64 artists and 14 groups of artists from more than 33 countries. The Moscow Biennale is being curated by Peter Weibel, Director of the Center for Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, Germany.

The Guild is proud to announce the participation of T. V. Santhosh, in the Fourth Moscow Biennale, who will exhibit  'Houndingdown' sculptural installation in the Biennale. The other Indian artist to be participating in this biennale is Shilpa Gupta.

The work titled, ‘Houndingdown’ is a key installation that broadly reflects Santhosh's conceptual and linguistic concerns of his ongoing engagements. It consists of thirty dogs and LED panels, is a combination of few historical references of ruthless and unforgivable deeds men committed in the past and relentless angst about the thoughts of future. One of the references is a testimony, a text that runs across on three LED panels placed on the floor, of a schoolgirl who witnessed the Hiroshima nuclear explosion. This re-edited first hand description of such a dreadful vision of terror and screams is almost like a hounding dream yet  more real than real that sends a chill down through the spine. It is a story of burned and mutilated dead bodies, how a familiar  neighborhood suddenly turns in to a ruined war zone and how the radiation turns a young girl into looking like old aged. The rednes of the LED text plays the role of the image by reflecting it on to the images of dogs thus playing a crucial role in building up the totality of the installation.     

For more information visit http://www.4th.moscowbiennale.ru/en/program/main_project.html   











The Guild is pleased to announce participation of Prajakta Potnis, Prayas Abhinav, Rakhi Peswani, Ravi Agarwal
and others in Generation in Transition New Art from India

Exhibition Curated by Magda Kardasz

At Zachęta National Gallery Of Art

September 3 – November 6, 2011

Following its presentation in Zachęta, the exhibition is be shown in the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania  









New Indian Film and Animation

The Guild is delighted that the video and animation festival - VAF@The Guild has been invited by Institute
of Contemporary Arts, LASALLE College of Arts, Singapore to show at their institute. 

The New Indian Film and Animation opens on the 17th August and artists’ talk by Dr. Vidya Kamat and
Gigi Scaria will take place on sthe 18th August at 4.00 pm at ICA, LASALLE, Singapore.





Charwei Tsai in Yokohoma Triennale 2011

Our Magic Hour How Much Of The World Can We Know?
August 6 - November 6, 2011
Yokohama Museum of Art, 3-4-1, Minatomirai Nishi-Ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Japan






Prajakta Potnis in Indian Highway IV 
February 24 to July 31, 2011   








Riyas Komu  in Paris -Delhi -Bombay...at Centre Pompidou 
May 25 – September 19, 2011




T. V. Santhosh, K.P.Reji, Balaji Ponna, Ashutosh Bhardwaj in
Giant Elephant - Indian Contemporary Art Exhibition at
Gong Art Space, Seoul, Korea, Seoul, Korea






Prague Biennale 
The Crossroads section curated by Kanchi Mehta is showing many Indian artists’ works including
Riyas Komu,
T. V. Santhosh, Gigi Scaria, Vivek Vilasini and others.
Opens May 19, 2011 at Microna, Ceskoslovenskeho exilu 4, Praha 4 – Modrany, Czech Republic






State awards of Lalit Kala Akademi, Kerala 2010

T. V. Santhosh has been awarded the Padmini award
R. Sivakumar has been awarded the Kesari Award
The Akademi fellowships for 2010, go to
Riyas Komu and S. Ajayakumar




Prajakta Potnis : Sanskriti Award for Arts 2010   






Pooja Iranna : Celeste Prize 2010   





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