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

KNMA

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

New Delhi

Interpositions: Replaying the Inventory

Curated by Roobina Karode

2 February to 20 July 2017

Print

Chobi Mela IX 2017

International Festival of Photography

Bangladesh Dhaka

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

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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

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…”
Curated by Tanvi Mishra
28 October 2016

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Busan Biennale 2016

Busan

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

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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

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

 

A Jar of Wild Flowers

Essays in celebration of John Berger

Edited by Yasmin Gunaratnam with Amarjit Chandan

Zed Books, London, UK 2016

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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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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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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

SEATTLE-ART-MUSEUM

Seattle Art Museum

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

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Kunstmuseum Bochum

Germany

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

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Prospect 3 Biennale

New Orleans

Curated by Franklin Sirmans
25 October 2014 – 25 January 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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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