Artists

Contemporary Indian Artists on Gender

Articulating Women is pleased to highlight the work of a range of contemporary artists working to challenge and disrupt gender expectations in India.

Chinar Shah, who has been appointed Artist in Residence at Bluecoat in association with the Articulating Women project, is committed to gaining greater exposure for contemporary women artists in India. This gallery has been assembled with her advice and assistance.

Moakshaa Vohra completed her education in contemporary art Practices from Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore. She is currently working at the Serendipity Arts Foundation as a Programmes Manager. Moakshaa Vohra completed her education in contemporary art Practices from Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore. She is currently working at the Serendipity Arts Foundation as a Programmes Manager.

Aditi Rajeev is an artist based in Bangalore, India. Her practice explores notions of domesticity and the personal through their links to conventions of representation. She works across media using video, 16mm film, photography, collage, painting and embroidery. Her work has most often been exhibited in informal settings. These include her participation in two group shows at Home Sweet Home, an apartment gallery in Bangalore and at G.159, an artist run project space in Yelahanka New Town. She is currently working on setting up a space for collective 16mm film work in Bangalore.

Gavati Wad is an artist whose practice responds to tropes and standards present in commercial media practices, such as those of the photo studio, television broadcasting, and political propaganda. She often uses self-portraiture and performance in film, video, and photography.