PARTICIPANT / Kiran Subbaiah

  • Name Kiran Subbaiah
  • Country India
  • Vocation Artist
  • Education Not Available

Born in Sidapur, Kiran Subbaiah was trained as a sculptor from Royal College of Art, London and MSU, Baroda. He works in many genres including photography, video, sculpture and installation. It is often through the act of humour and irony that the artist is able to draw out his observations on the world. He questions the relationship between function and value through his art works causing reactions and effects.

He has exhibited his works at Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai; Indian Highway, Serpentine Gallery, London, Paris, Delhi, Bombay ; Pompidou Centre, Paris. He has participated in residencies all over the world including Flaggfabrikken, Bergen, Norway; Khoj, New Delhi; Stiftung Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen, Germany; Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam.

He was also recently shortlisted for the Skoda Prize, India.

b. 1971

1999     MFA (Sculpture), Royal College of Art, London, UK
1994     MFA (Sculpture), Fine Arts Faculty, M.S. University, Baroda, IN
1992     BFA (Sculpture), Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan, IN

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2012     Narcissicon, Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, IN
2012     Selected Short Videos, Mumbai Art Room, Mumbai, IN
2009     Sleepwalker Daydream, Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, IN
2002     Shhhhh! ,Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore, IN
1999     Hello I am…, Kent Institute of Art & Design, Canterbury, UK
1997     Revised Lessons in Taking and Giving, Images gallery, Bangalore, IN
1996     Confronting Gift-wrapped Curses, Fine Arts Faculty, Baroda, IN