PARTICIPANT / Simrin Mehra

  • Name Simrin Mehra
  • Country India
  • Vocation Not Available
  • Education Not Available

Born in 1979 in Kolkata, Simrin currently lives and works in Milan, Italy and New Delhi, India. She has completed MFA & BFA in Painting, from College of Art, New Delhi, 1998-2004. Simrin then moved on to do Sculpture at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, 2008. She is the recipient of the French Government Scholarship & Artist in Residence Programme 2007-2008. She has also received National Scholarship by the Dept. of Culture, Govt of India, 2004-2006 and Nokia Arts Award Asia Pacific in 2000-2001 besides being granted the Artist-in Residence and scholarship 2000-2001 in Seoul, Korea.

Selected shows and workshops include ‘Anomalies’ curated by Jaishri Abichandani, essay by Shaheen Merali at Rossi & Rossi London, June-Aug 2009; ‘New Asian Promises’ at Design Palais, Palais Bruener, Vienna, Austria with Lukas Feichtner Gallerie Feb-Mar 2009. She was also part of shows like ‘The Sun Rises from the East’, at Galerie Christian Hosp, Innsbruck, Austria curated by Dr Alka Pande, Aug-Sep 2008; ‘Inner Vision’ at Guild Art Inc USA, New York curated by Shubhalakshmi Shukla, Feb 2008; ‘Spy’ at Museum Gallery, Mumbai curated by Bose Krishnamachari & presented by The Guild Art Gallery, Aug 2007; ‘Trends and Trivia – An Indian Story’ curated by Bhavna Kakar at Honk Kong Visual Arts Centre, March 2008; ‘Urban/Image/Monitor/Exiled/Neon’ at 1x1Art Space, Dubai, Nov-Dec 2007; ‘Contemporary India’ curated by Shaurya Kumar at Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Ohio, U.S.A, Oct -Nov 2009; Workshop based on mixed media ‘Self as Subject-Identity and Masquerade’, curated by Anne Braybon in June 2006 at the Tate Modern London; ‘White Lies’ curated by Bhavna Kakar at Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai, Sep 2008 besides several others.

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