PARTICIPANT / Sukanya Ghosh

  • Name Sukanya Ghosh
  • Country India
  • Vocation Not Available
  • Education Not Available

Sukanya ghosh
b. 1973, Calcutta
1996-2001 Animation Film Design, (Advanced Entry Programme)
National Institute Of Design, Ahmedabad
1992-96 B.F.A. In Painting (1st Class) Faculty Of Fine Arts,
​M. S. University Of Baroda

Awards /Honours / Selections
5 Million Incidents Project Commission 2020
Flash France Grant 2017
Fòcas India Programme: Selected artist, 2017-18, Fòcas Scotland
Charles Wallace India Trust Award 2008
Artist-in-residence 2008, Spike Island Bristol, UK
60 X 60 Project Commission 2007, Motiroti, UK
Independent Fellowship, 2007, Sarai, New Delhi
Artist-In-Residence Grant, 2006, French Embassy in India
Artist-In-Residence, 2006, AIR Vallauris, France
Film Commission, Commonwealth Vision Award, 2002, Royal Commonwealth Society, UK

Selected Shows/ Works
2020 A Man, Some Trees and a Dog 5 Million Incidents,
Goethe Institute – Max Mueller Bhavan, Delhi and Kolkata
Repairing the Work of Time Curated By Francois Cheval,

Lianzhou Museum of Photography, China
2019 Catalyst Curated by Rahaab Allana,Jimei x Arles Festival, Xiamen, China
2019 Ellipsis: Between Word & Image, Curated by Rahaab Allana, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur
2018 Ephemeral: New Futures for Passing Images, Serendipity Arts Festival, Curated by Rahaab Allana,
Adil Shah Palace, Panjim, Goa
2018 Mutations: Indo-French Image Encounters, curated by Rahaab Allana and Francois Cheval,
24 Jor Bagh, New Delhi
2017 Goa Photo, curated by Akshay Mahajan
2017-18 Fòcas India programme: ‘Document‘, Multiple venues in Scotland and India
2016 -17 ‘The Surface of Things –  photography in process’, Curated by Rahaab Allana, Alliance Francaise, Delhi,
Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai​
2017 ‘10 artists‘, Art Heritage, Triveni Kala Sangam 2017
2017 Selected works, Art Heritage booth, India Art Fair 2017
2016 Selection: Les Rencontres Internationales, Paris, Section: ‘Videotheque’
2015Tales & Fables From India & Japan: Animation, Film & Photography’, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Yokohama
2013 ‘Ignore The Line, Think Free’, Think Festival, Tehelka, Goa. Promotional Animation Films.
2013Lateral’, Kona, New Delhi. Curated By Heidi Fichtner.
2013People Like Us’ Studio Group Show, Delhi.
2013Publica’ Public Arts Festival, Delhi.
2012Matter’ Group Show, Curated By Deeksha Nath, Gallery Blueprint 12, Delhi
2012Monitor 8’ SAVAC, Toronto, 2012.
2011  The Five Senses’ Two-Person Show With Agathe De Bailliencourt, The Loft, Mumbai.
2010  Feminine Recitals’ Group Show At Exhibit 320, New Delhi. Curated By Veerangana Solanki.
2010  ‘Say Everything’ Group Show at Experimenter, Kolkata.
2010  Wide Angle 2010’ Group Show, Stainless Gallery, presented by Wonderwall, Delhi.
2010  Her Work Is Never Done’, Gallery BMB, Mumbai. Curated by Bose Krishnamachari.
2009 Gennext IV’, Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata.
2009 The Idea Of The Book’, Open Studio At Khoj, Delhi.
2008  ‘A Showcase Of Video Art’, Presented By Wonderwall. Delhi.
2008  ‘Building’ (Dhobi Ghat), Mumbai. A Project For A Film Shoot
2008  ‘Dis.Clocation/s’, Open Studio At Spike Island, Bristol, Uk.
2006  ‘Cartes Postales’ , Galerie Aqui Siam Ben, Vallauris, France

Selected Filmography
2019 Isosceles Forest Single Channel Optical collage, 3′ loop
Repairing the Work of Time, 2019, China;Catalyst,Jimei x Arles Festival, China; Ephemeral: New Futures for Passing Images, Goa, 2018
2018 A Chair Walks into A Landscape Single Channel Optical collage
Mutations- Indo French Image encounters, Delhi
2016 Let me Take you Far Away Double Channel Optical collage
The Surface of Things – photography in process, Delhi, Mumbai
2015 ‘Another Land’ Optical Collage
Selection At Les Rencontres Internationales, Paris, ‘Videotheque’ Section,
2016; ‘Tales & Fables From India & Japan: Animation, Film & Photography’,
​Ahmedabad, Delhi, Yokohama
2013 ‘2 Promotional Animation Films’ For Think Festival, Goa. Commissioned By Tehelka.
2010-2012 ‘The Isolation Of Pectoralis Major’ Video Collage Loop
‘Publica’ Delhi, 2013; ‘Monitor 8’ SAVAC, Toronto, 2012; ‘Matter’ Gallery Blueprint 12, New Delhi, 2012; ‘Her Work Is Never Done – Ii’ Gallery BMB, Mumbai., 20102010 ‘Flicker’ Video Collage Loop
‘Say Everything’ Gallery Experimenter, Kolkata.
2008 ‘Dis·Location/S’: Toast & Tea, Ms Kirby’s Eyes, Untitled#1, Drawing Text 
Installed Video Collages At Spike Island, Bristol2007 ‘Mapping Movement’ Video Collage.
Multiple Screenings Worldwide For Project 60×60, 360° Programme By Motiroti, Uk
2006 ‘Cartes Postales’ Video Collage.
Galerie Aqui Siam Ben, Vallauris, France
2006Hibiscus’, ‘Bougainvilla’, ‘Leaf’ 30 Secs, Colour, Video Collage.
20035 Spots For Peace’ 30 Secs, Colour. PeaceWorks, Seagull Foundation For The Arts.
2003Rainbow Film’ 12.5 Mins. , Colour, Live Action.
Produced by The Partnership Foundation, Netherlands.
2002 ‘Self Portrait With A Glass’ 1 Min., Colour, Live Action and Still Photographs.
Selection: Cinematexas:Internationa Short Film Festival: Face-Off, 2004
2002 ‘Broomsticks’ 1 Min., Colour, Live Action.
Made With A Grant From The Royal Commonwealth Society, London.
1999 Reverie’ * 2.5 Mins. , Colour, Traditional Hand Drawn Animation* Paper, Paint And Photocopies. A Film About Displacement And Urban Suffocation.
Selection: Short Film Programme, Short & Sweet, Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai, April, 2003
Selection2003:  Idpa With The Alliance Francaise De Bombay: Showcasing Indian Women Film Makers            1998 ‘Oops!’ * Film For Children, 3 Mins., Colour, Traditional Hand Drawn Animation* , Paper, Ink And Paint.
Part Of Of Nid Student Films Awarded Special Mention, Ottowa Film Festival For Best School Category
3rd Prize For Animation Film, Indian Documentary Producers Association 2001
Selection, Mumbai International Film Festival
Part Of Retrospective Package Of Indian Animation At Zagreb 2000*
Shot On Kodak Eastman Colour Negative, On The Oxberry Camera, And Edited On Non Linear Editing System, ©Nid

Selected Work Experience

  • Visiting faculty, Animation, 2017, 2005, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
  • Time Machine: Animation workshop for kids, 2016, Delhi
  • Promotional Animated film commission, 2013, Think festival, Goa by Tehelka
  • Illustrations for story ‘Making of a Poet’ in ‘This Side, That Side: Restorying Partition (An Anthology Of Graphic Narratives)’, edited by Vishwajyoti Ghosh, 2013, Yoda Press
  • Graphic Design Consultant, 2015– 2019, Rangsutra Crafts India, Delhi
  • Graphic Design Consultant, 2002– 2015, British Council, Kolkata and Delhi
  • Graphic Design for CD series ‘Master Musicians from the Archives’ 2011, and  ‘Remembered Rhythms’ 2006, for the Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology of the American Institute of Indian Studies
  • Exhibition Design: ‘60 Years of Modern High School’, 2011, Calcutta
  • Animation faculty, 2009, Metaphor Studios, Kolkata
  • Exhibition Design: ‘Printing and Book Production in Bengal’, 2009, by School of Texts and Records,

    Jadavpur University

  • Art commission for ‘Dhobi Ghat’: Paintings /installations 2008
  • 2008 Book Design For ‘Flury’s of Calcutta: The Cake That Walked’ Text: Bachi Karkari, Photographs: Leena Kejriwal, on Flurys for the Apeejay Group
  • Publicity Design for ‘Taare Zameen Par’, Jaane Tu ya Jaane na’, ‘Peepli Live’, 2007-10,

    Aamir Khan Productions

  • Graphic Design for Zen and Saffron restaurants, 2007, Park Hotel, Kolkata
  • Design for Rabindra Utsav, 2007-09, Kolkata
  • Programme officer, 2001-06, Seagull Arts and Media Centre, Calcutta.
  • 2002– 06 Graphic Design consultant, Alliance Francaise, Calcutta
  • Artist-in-residence, 2006, AIR Vallauris, France
  • Book Design for ‘Somnath Hore’, Lalu, Shaw’and various Catalogues for Galerie 88, Calcutta
  • Stage and Graphic Design, 2004-09, For ‘Equus’ and ‘Nagamandala’, by Ranan, Calcutta
  • Book Design for ‘Visual Worlds of Modern Bengal: an introduction to the pictorial and photographic documentation of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta’ by Tapati Guha-Thakurta, published by Seagull Books
  • Design project, 1999, Sanskriti Pratishthan, New Delhi.
  • Graphic Design/Art Catalogue/Brochure Designs/Cover Designs for Seagull Foundation for the Arts, Pan Macmillan, Bloomsbury, Future Hope,  Swayam, Wild Strawberries publishing, Thema Publishers, , Karomi, MAMI, Daywalka Foundation, and others

Associated Programmes