FotoFest 2018 Biennial India

Houston

Contemporary Photographic and New Media Art

Lead Curator Sunil Gupta

10 March to 22 April 2018

Art Houz Gallery

Bangalore

Montage

Video screenings

17-24 February 2018

Hyderabad Literary Festival

Gauri’s Urgent Saaru

Cooking performance

28 January 2018

Kamloops Art Gallery

British Columbia

Re-Present: Photography from South Asia

Curated by Adrienne Fast

19 January to 31 March 2018

Lalit Kala Akademi

New Delhi

59th National Exhibition of Art

18 January to 10 February 2018

FTII

Film and Television Institute

Pune

Acted in student film

Therigatha

December 2017

NGMA

Mumbai

Sub-Plots: Laughing in the Vernacular

Presented by Sakshi Gallery

8-30 December 2017

NGMA

Bengaluru

Perspectives of Karnataka Modern Art

Curated by Suresh Jayaram

1 November- December 2017

 

Birla Academy

Kolkata

50:50

Golden Jubilee show

Curated by Johny ML

28 October- 2017 to 26 November 2017

Gallery Odyssey

Mumbai

India Reworlded:

Seventy Years of Investigating a Nation

Curated by Arshiya Lokhandwala

9 September 2017 to 31 March 2018

Maximillian’s Forum

Munich

Video Vismaya

Curated by Suresh Jayaram

26 July 2017

Auckland Festival of Photography

Auckland

Section curated by Shahidul Alam

1-24 June 2017

MACVAL

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Curated by Julie Crenn and Frank Lamy

22 April to 3 September 2017

Chobi Mela IX 2017

International Festival of Photography

Bangladesh Dhaka

Transitions
Drik Picture Library and Pathashala South Asia Media Institute
3 – 16 February 2017

KNMA

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

New Delhi

Interpositions: Replaying the Inventory

Curated by Roobina Karode

2 February to 20 July 2017

Colombo Art Biennale 2016

Colombo

Conceiving Space
Artistic Director: Alnoor Mitha
2 December – 20 December 2016

Somberikatte 20 years

Mysore Modernity,Artistic Nationalism and the Art of K.Venkatappa

Bangalore

International seminar curated by Pushpamala N
National Gallery of Modern art and Venkatappa Art Gallery
25, 26 and 27 November 2016
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QAGOMA Queensland Art Gallery

Brisbane

Into View: Five Female Artists working in Asia
Nasreen Mohamedi, Simryn Gill, Neha Choksi, Pushpamala N,
Shadi Ghadirian
Curated by Tarun Nagesh
October 2016 – February 2017

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Photo Kathmandu 2016

Kathmandu

“All the World’s a Stage…”
Slideshow curated by Tanvi Mishra
28 October 2016

Busan Biennale 2016

Busan

Hybridising Earth, Discussing Multitude
Artistic Director
Yun Cheagab
Good Habits video installation
3 September – 30 November 2016

Venkatappa Art Gallery

Bangalore

Private Collections Public Museum
Curated by VAGforum
3,4,5 May 2016

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Face Off

Irony &Humour in a Critical Age

Mumbai

Lakeeren Art Gallery
Chitra Ganesh, Justin Ponmany, Prajakta Potnis, Pushpamala N
April 27 – June 30 2016

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Independent Regence

Brussels

The Drost Effect
Presented by Nature Morte Delhi
April 19 – May 28 2016

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101 Artists You Should Remember
This International Women’s Day

March 8 2016

In honor of International Women’s Day and the
#5 women artists campaign, we’re recognizing
the women who left a mark on art history
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National Museum

New Delhi

Unbroken Thread
Banarasi Brocade Saris at Home and in the World
25 February – 25 April 2016

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66th Berlinale 2016
Forum Expanded

Berlin

Traversing the Phantasm-
The 11th Forum Expanded
Curated by Stefanie Schulte- Strathaus with Anselm Franke,
Nanna Heidenreich, Bettina Steinbrugge and Ulrich Ziemons
11 – 21 February 2016

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British Council

New Delhi

Deck of Cards
Curated by Laura Williams
30 January – 15 May 2016

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24 Jor Bagh

New Delhi

This Night Bitten Dawn
Curated by Salima Hashmi
Devi Art Foundation and Gujral Foundation
29 January – 29 February 2016

1X1 Art Gallery

Dubai

Solo show
Avega- The Passion and
The Arrival of Vasco da Gama
12 January – 28 February 2016

A Jar of Wild Flowers

Essays in celebration of John Berger

Edited by Yasmin Gunaratnam with Amarjit Chandan

Zed Books, London, UK 2016

Gallery Sumukha

Bangalore

29 August – 23 September 2015

Vadehra Art Gallery

New Delhi

2 – 30 December 2015
Chronicles of Silence/ Khamoshi ki Daastan
Intermedia installation by B V Suresh
Curated by Pushpamala N

 

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Alliance Francaise

Gurgaon

Jeu D’Identities-Game of Identities
3rd Group show on Gender
28th November – 27 December 2015

BEIRUT-ART-FAIR-2015

The Beirut Exhibition Centre

Beirut

In the depths of our crater
lake, all is silent
1x1 Art Gallery
17th September – 18 October 2015

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Singapore International Festival of Arts 2015

Singapore

Post Empires
Curated by Ong Keng Sen
Solo show for the O.P.E.N.
The Arrival of Vasco da Gama
24 June – 4 July 2015

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Theertha Performance Platform 2015

Colombo, Srilanka

15 16 and 17 March 2015

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Max Mueller Bhavan and CSMVS Mumbai

In Order to Join
The Political in a Historical Moment
Curated by Swapnaa Tamhane and Susanne Titz
26 February – 19 April 2015

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San Jose Museum of Art

Postdate: Photography and Inherited History in India
Curated by Jodi Throckmorton
5 February – 2 August 2015

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Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014

Kochi

Curated by Jitish Kallat
12 December 2014 – 29 March 2015

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Alternative Law Forum

Bangalore

Nirankusha Fearlessspeak Festival
Illicit Bodies
Live performance event
Curated by Suresh Kumar G
28 29 30 November 2014

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Prospect 3 Biennale

New Orleans

Curated by Franklin Sirmans
25 October 2014 – 25 January 2015

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Kunstmuseum Bochum

Germany

Sparsha: Hindu Ritual and Contemporary Indian Art
20 September 2014 – 1 February 2015

SEATTLE-ART-MUSEUM

Seattle Art Museum

City Dwellers: Contemporary Art from India
30 August 2014 – 16 February 2015

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Rabindra Bhavan

Delhi

Sahmat 25
Forms of Activism
Curated by Vivan Sundaram and Sasha Altaf
24 February – 5 April 2014

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Weltkulturen Museum

Frankfurt

Foreign Exchange, or the Stories You Wouldn’t Tell a Stranger
Curated by Clementine Deliss
15 January 2014 – 15 January 2015

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Rabindra Bhavan

Delhi

26 November – 2 December 2013

Art Alive

Gurgaon

7 December – 25 February 2014
When High and Low Art Meet
Curated by Rupika Chawla
2013 – 2014

Art Radar

7 Influential Women Artists from Asia- Pacific

A. Xuan Mai Ardia

8 March 2014

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Palais Des Beaux Arts

Brussels

National Museum

Delhi

The Body in Indian Art and Thought
Curated by Naman Ahuja
2013 – 2014

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Museum Abteiberg

Germany

In Order to Join
The Political in a Historical Moment
Curated by Swapnaa Tamhane and Susanne Titz
8 December 2013 – 16 March 2014

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Delhi Photo Festival

Habitat Centre

New Delhi

Nazar Foundation
The Plot
27 September – 11 October 2013

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Sahmat Seminar on
Secularism: In Literature, Culture and Society
Sahitya Akademi Conference Hall

Delhi

Presents Paper: Deconstructing the Icon
26 27 28 September 2013

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First Ikono On Air Video Festival

Over 30 countries

9 – 26 September 2013

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Cake

The Dessert Culture between Arabic and Western Traditions
Curated by Manuela De Leonardis
Postcart May 2013
Cake is a book of art and cooking with contributions by 19 international artists
Released Venice Biennale 2013

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Chemould Prescott Road

Mumbai

Chemould 50
Aesthetic Bind:Citizen Artist
Aesthetic Bind: Phantomata
Curated by Geeta Kapur
14 October – 15 November 2013
29 November 2013 – 3 January 2014

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Margaret Lawrence Gallery

Melbourne

Backflip
Feminism and Humour in Contemporary Art
Curated by Laura Castagnini
27 April – 25 May 2013

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Museo do Chiado

Lisbon

Hetero QB
International Video Festival
Curated by Emilia Tavares
9 April – 30 June 2013

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Chapelle des Jesuites

Nimes

Histoires Paralleles: Payes Meles
Curated by Alain Buffard
7 March – 28 April 2012

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ZKM Karlsruhe

Germany

Move on Asia
Video Art in Asia 2002-2012
8 February – 4 August 2013

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Smart Museum of Art

Chicago

The Sahmat Collective:
Art and Activism in India
Curated by Ram Rahman and Jessica Moss
14 February – 9 June 2013

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Photo Espana

Madrid

Sala de exposiciones San Benito

Valladolid

La Termica

Malaga

Asia Serendipity
Curated by Fumio Nanjo
19 January – 3 March 2013

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Nature Morte

Gurgaon

Solo exhibition
The Return of the Phantom Lady (Sinful City)
23 September – 2 November 2012

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National Gallery of Modern Art

Mumbai

19 May – 29 June 2012

Delhi

17 August 2012

Bangalore

3 November 2012

Project Cinema City
Curated by Madhushree Dutta and Archana Hande
2012

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Galerie Zurcher

Paris

1 March – 20 April 2013

Chemould Prescott Road

Mumbai

6 November – 6 December 2012

Nature Morte

New Delhi

6 April – 28 April 2012

Gallery Sumukha

Bangalore

9 August – 6 September 2014

Solo exhibition
Avega ~ The Passion
2012 – 2014

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Gund Gallery

Kenyon University
Gambier

Solo exhibition
Pushpamala N: The Ethnographic Series 2000-2004
19 April – 22 July 2012

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Iberian Art Centre

Beijing

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Shanghai

Guangzhou

Kumming

Hong Kong

You Don’t Belong:
Past and Futures of Indian Cinema
Film Season curated by Ashish Rajadhyaksha
2011-2012
22 October – 3 November 2012

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National Portrait Gallery

Canberra

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Adelaide

Darwin

Melbourne

Beyond the Self
Curated by Christine Clark
2011
12 August – 6 November 2011

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Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

Rio de Janeiro

Sao Paulo

Brasilia

India Side by Side
Curated by Tereza de Arruda
2012
25 February – 29 April 2012

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Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts

San Francisco

The Matter Within: New Contemporary Art of India
Curated by Betti-Sue Hertz
15 October 2011 – 29 January 2012

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Centre Georges Pompidou

Paris

Paris-Delhi-Bombay
Curated by Sophie Duplaix and Fabrice Bousteau
25 May – 19 September 2011

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Lalit Kala Akademi

Delhi

Against All Odds
Curated by Arshiya Lokhandwala
13 – 27 January 2011

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Biennale Jogja XI

Jogjakarta

Shadow Lines
Curated by Suman Gopinath and Alia Swastika
26 November 2011 – 8 January 2012

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Maxxi Museum

Rome

Found in Translation –
Visualizing (Post) Colonialism
Curated by Viviana Gravano and Giulia Grechi
2011
1 October 2011

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Kulturhuset

Stockholm

Tennis Palace

Helsinki

Samtidigt
2010 to 2011
2 October 2010 – 9 January 2011

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Samuha Artists Collective

Bangalore

Live performance
Motherland
In collaboration with Mamta Sagar
25 May 2010

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Relook: Lectures on Art

@1.Shanthiroad Studio/Gallery
Bangalore

Curated by Pushpamala N
From 2010 onwards

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Whitechapel Gallery

London

Photomuseum Winterthur

Winterthur

Where Three Dreams Cross
150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
Curated by Sunil Gupta
2010
12 June – 22 August 2010

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Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art

Korea

The Trickster
Curated by Victoria Lynn
8 September – 5 December 2010

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La Virreina Centre de la Image

Barcelona

Artium

The Self and The Other:
Portraiture in Contemporary Indian Photography
Curated by Devika Daulet Singh
2009 – 2010
9 July – 27 September 2009

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Devi Art Foundation

Gurgaon

Where in the World
Curated by JNU Arts and Aesthetics Dept. staff and students
12 December 2008 – 3 May 2009

Seven Arts

New Delhi

Vistaar

A group show of Art and Design curated by Peter Nagy

18- 22 March 2009

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IVAM Museum

Valencia

India Moderna
Curated by Juan Guardiola
12 December 2008 – 15 February 2009

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Devi Foundation

Gurgaon

Still Moving Image
Inaugural Show
Curated by Deeksha Nath
1 September – 2 November  2008

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Asian Hotshots Berlin

Berlin

Asian short film festival
Curated by Tina Lange
2008
16 January 2008

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Mori Museum

Tokyo

22 November 2008 – 15 March 2009

National Museum of Contemporary Art

Seoul

Essel Museum

Vienna

Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art
Curated by Akiko Miki
2008-2009

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Galerie Zurcher

Paris France

16 September-8 November 2006

Nature Morte

Delhi India

23 March – 19 April 2008

Bose Pacia

New York  USA

Chemould Prescott Road

Mumbai India

9 November – 9 December 2009


Solo exhibition
Paris Autumn
Video screening along with  photographs, installed in the form of a movie theatre
2006-2009

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Newark Museum

Newark

19 September 2007 – 6 January 2008

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Minneapolis

Public Places/ Private Spaces
Contemporary photography and video art in India
Curated by Gayatri Sinha and Paul Sternberger
2007-2009

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Helsinki City Art Museum

Finland

India Express
2 March – 23 July 2006

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Tate Modern

London

Cinema of Prayoga Curated by Karen Mirza and Brad Butler from no.w.here.
2006
15 – 19 September 2006

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SAIFF

New York

South Asian International Film Festival
2004

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Manchester City Galleries

New Indian Art: Home, Street, Shrine, Bazaar, Museum
Curated by Gulammohammed Sheikh
2002
13 July – 1 September 2002

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Gallery of Western Australia

Perth

Asia Society

New York

Berkeley Art Museum

California

Museo Tamayo

Mexico

MARCO

Monterray

NGMA

Mumbai & Delhi

Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India
Curated by Chaitanya Sambrani
2004 – 2007

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Gallery Sumukha

Bangalore

6 – 27 March 2004

Gallery Chemould

Mumbai

3 – 17 September 2004

Seagull Arts and Media Centre

Kolkata

2 – 21 November 2004

Nature Morte

Delhi

19 February – 12 March 2005

Bose Pacia

New York

10 November – 23 December 2005
Solo exhibition
Native Women of South India:Manners and Customs
A collaborative project with Clare Arni
2004-2006

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Cinema Texas

International Short Film Festival

Austin Texas

22 – 26 September 2004

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Bose Pacia Gallery

New York

Solo exhibition
Indian Lady
7 April – 15 May 2004

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Ecole de Beaux Arts

Paris

Indian Summer
Curated by Deepak Ananth
2005
7 October – 31 December 2005

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Rabindra Bhavan

Delhi

Lo Real Maravilloso: Marvellous Reality
Curated by Sunil Mehra for Gallery Espace
9 – 18 December 2009

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IV Sguardi Altrove Women’s International Film Festival

Milan

2007

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Kunstmuseum

Bern

Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art
Curated by Bernard Fibicher and Suman Gopinath
21 September 2007 – 6 January 2008

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Doris Mccarthy Gallery

University of Toronto

Toronto

Post Object
Curated by Deepali Dewan
Michael Joo, Kimsooja, Samina mansuri, Pushpamala N and Ravindder Reddy
January 18 –  March 11  2007

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Lille 3000

Espace Croise

Roubaix

Solo exhibition
Pushpamala N
23 September 2006 – 13 January 2007

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Gallery Chemould

Mumbai

19 October – 13 November 2001

Nature Morte

Delhi

Gallery Sumukha

Bangalore

7 – 24 December 2002

Solo exhibition
Golden Dreams
2001-2003

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Tate Modern

London

Century City: Bombay/ Mumbai
curated by Geeta Kapur and Ashish Rajadhyaksha
2001
1 February – 29 April 2001

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Ulsoor Lake
Samudaya House
Chitra Art Gallery

Bangalore

Public art project
Sthalapuranagalu
Curated by Pushpamala N
8 – 15 May 1999

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Somberikatte Forum

The Artists Studio

Bangalore

The Idea of the Folk
Series of seminars
Curated by Pushpamala N
1998 – 1999

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Asia Link Project

Bombay/ Perth

Australia India Residency
Fire and Life
Curated by Alison Carroll, Julie Ewington, Victoria Lynn, Chaitanya Sambrani
Paired with Derek Kreckler
1996 – 1997

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Bath Festival Trusts

Bath

Spike island

Bristol

Telling Tales
Curated by Rasna Bhushan
1997
26 September – 9 November 1997

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Gallery Chemould

Mumbai

7 – 30 April 1998

The Artist’s Studio

Bangalore

11 – 20 September 1998

Solo exhibition
Phantom Lady or Kismet
A photo-romance
1998

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First Africus Biennale

Johannesberg

Art from India
Curated by Geeta Kapur
1995

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Rangayana

Mysore

Theatre Design
Gundegowdana Charitre
( Kannada Adaptation of Peer Gynt by S Raghunandana)
Directed by Rustom Bharucha
Set and costume design by Pushpamala N
27 January 1995

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Gallery Chemould

Mumbai

Solo exhibition
Excavations
1994
9 – 26 November 1994

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VI Triennale

Delhi

Gold medal for sculpture1986
22 February – 21 March 1986

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Gallery Chemould

Mumbai

CMC Gallery

Delhi

Venkatappa Gallery

Bangalore

16 – 23 May 1990

Songs of the Dark Times
Pushpamala N and Alex Mathew
1990- 1991

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Rabindra Bhavan

Delhi

Seven Young Sculptors
Curated by Vivan Sundaram
Kasauli Art Centre
1985
30 October – 13 November 1985

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National Exhibition

Delhi

National Award for Sculpture 1984
9 – 29 March 1984

Pushpamala-VAG-solo-show-1983

Venkatappa Art Gallery

Bangalore

First solo show
Sculpture and Woodcuts
25 May – 5 June 1983