Sumedh rajendran

















Sumedh Rajendran is an Indian sculptor born in 1972 in Trivandrum, Kerala. He completed his bachelorís degree in Sculpture from the College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum, in 1994, followed by a masterís degree in Sculpture from the Delhi College of Arts in 1999.

Rajendranís works have been presented at institutional shows including the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2012; Art Stage Singapore, 2011; India Awakens: Under the Banyan Tree, Essl Museum, Austria, 2010; Art Celebrates 2010! Sports and the City, presented by Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2010; Go See India, part of the Indian-Sweden Cultural Exchange Programme at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata, Vasa Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2010; On the Road to the Next Milestone, part of the exhibition Indian Highway, at Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark, 2010; Expressions at Tihar, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, 2009; Beyond Globalization, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, 2009.

Rajendranís recent solo exhibitions are Water Without Memory, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2017; Split Distance, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2015; Dual Liquid, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2010; Chemical Smuggle, Grosvenor Vadehra, London, 2008. Recent group exhibitions include Past-Present-Continuous: 25 Years of The Guild, The Guild, at CCA Galleries, New Delhi, 2022; Group Show, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2022; Lokame Tharavadu, curated by Bose Krishnamachari, Alappuzha, 2021; Origins of a Perennial Bouquet, curated by Bose Krishnamachari, Vida Heydari Contemporary, 2020Ė21; A Time for Farewells, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Pennsylvania, USA, and Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi, 2019; Silent Conflicts, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 2019; The Edge, Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi, 2018; Negotiation in Contested Space, The Guild, Mumbai, 2017; Excavation / Eruption, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2015.

In 2007, Rajendran was part of the HAT Residency Program at the Manchester School of Art, UK. Prior to that, he had been in the Theertha International Artists Residency, Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 2006, and the Khoj International Artists Residency in New Delhi in 2003.


























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