Surekha, a visual/video artist from India,is exploring artistic forms through installations, video & photography since last two decades. Her works investigates how visuality can engage with gender/ ecology/socio-political aesthetics, negotiating public and private spaces.
Surekha has done her education from Kalabhavan, Vishwabharati University Santiniketan and Ken school of arts, Bangalore.
Her work has been shown in Indian and International galleries and museums like, Ocean flower Island museum (Hainan,China), Kunstraum Kreuzberg (Berlin), Sanjose Museum & Ulrich museum (USA), Kunsthaus (Langenthal), Museum Guimet (Paris), EAWAG (Zurich), National Gallery of modern art (Bangalore), Devi Art Foundation & Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (New Delhi), Chemould Prescott Road & Lakeeren art gallery (Mumbai), Kastrupgard Samlingen (Copenhagen), Herbert J.Foundation (Cornell University), Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, (Rio de Janeiro), Fondacio La Caixa (Barcelona), Bucharest Biennale, Pleasure Dome (Toronto) , Loveland Museum (USA), New media festival (Dhaka), Alharama Art Center, Lahore / Karachi, Minneapolis art Institute/Newark Museum , Ivam Museum (Spain), Videonnale-Malmo Museum (Stockholm), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), Jerusalem Show- Al'mamal Foundation, Asia Triennale (Manchester), Royal academy (London), Fluss (Austria), Kunst Museum (Bern) , Ecole Beaux Arts (Paris), Dakshina Chitra & Boros Museum (Sweden ), Ethnographic Museum (Geneva), Aboa Arsanova/Lappenrenta Museum (Finland) and IMA (Brisbane).
She has had many solo shows since 1996 ( Venkatappa Art Gallery, Gallery Ske, Sistas art gallery, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat &Sumukha, Vishweshwariah science Museum, Samuha collective etc.,)
Surekha has been to many international art residencies and the recipient of Charles Wallace trust award, UK art council fund, Unesco, Prince claus fund etc.
Surekha taught art (Workshops) in art universities like SMI (Srishti Art Design & Technology), Malmo art academy (Sweden), Boros Textile school (Sweden), Art university (Goteberg), Vishwabharati University (Shantiniketan), SN College of art (Hyderabad), CAVA (Mysore), KCP and Ken School of arts (Bangalore) and many more. She has presented many talks and part of the panel in Malmo University, Tate Modern etc.,
She has been involved in visual art collectives like BAR1, Khoj, VAG Forum and was a founder curator of Rangoli Metro Art Center, Bangalore.
Surekha lives and works in Bangalore.
24/10, BTS Depot Road, Wilson Garden,
Bengaluru-560 027, India
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