Dayanita Singh Information

Dayanita Singh

*1961 in New Delhi, IND.

Solo exhibitions:

 

2012

File Museum, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

Dayanita Singh / The Adventures of a Photographer, Bildmuseet, Umea University, SE

Monuments of Knowledge, Photographs by Dayanita Singh, Kings College London, UK

House of Love, Nature Morte, New Delhi, IND

 

2011

Adventures of a Photographer, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, JP

House of Love, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Museum of Art, Bogota, CO

 

2010

Dayanita Singh, Huis Marseille Museum fotografie, Amsterdam, NL

Dayanita Singh, Mapfre Foundation, Madrid, ES

Dream Villa, Nature Morte, New Delhi, IND

 

2009

Blue Book, Nature Morte, New Delhi, IND

Blue Book, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Bombay, IND

 

2008

Let You Go, Nature Morte, Berlin, DE

Dream Villa, Frith Street Gallery, London, IND

Sent a Letter, Alliance Francaise, New Delhi, IND

Sent a Letter, National Gallery of Modern Art, Bombay, IND

Ladies of Calcutta, Bose Pacia Gallery, Calcutta, IND

 

2007

Go Away Closer, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai, IND

Beds and Chairs, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, IND

Go Away Closer, Kriti Gallery, Benares, IND

Go Away Closer, Rencontres-arles. Arles, FR

 

2006

Go Away Closer, Nature Morte, India, IND

Beds and Chairs, Valentina Bonomo Gallery, Rome, IT

 

2005

Chairs, Studio Guenzani, Milan, IT

Chairs, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

Chairs, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, USA

 

2004

Privacy, Les Rencontres d’Arles Festival, Arles, FR

 

2003

Privacy, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, DE

Myself Mona Ahmed, Museum für Indische Kunst, Berlin, DE

Dayanita Singh: Image/Text (Photographs 1989–2002), Department of Art and Aesthetics Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, IND

 

2002

I am as I am, Myself Mona Ahmed, Scalo Galerie, Zurich, CH and New York, USA

Parsees at Home, Gallery Chemould, Bombay, IND

Bombay to Goa, Kalaghoda Festival, Bombay, IND

Bombay to Goa, Art House India, Goa, IND

 

2001

I am as I am, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

Empty Spaces, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

 

2000

Dayanita Singh, Stockholm, SE

Dayanita Singh, Brussels, BE

Demello Vado, Saligao Institute, Goa, IND

 

1999

Venice Photo Biennale, Venice, IT

Family Portraits, Studio Guenzani, Milan, IT

 

1998

Another India, Crealde School of Art Orlando, USA

Family Portraits Nature Morte, New Delhi, IND

 

1997

Images from the 90′s. Scalo, Zurich, CH

 

Selected group shows:

 

2013

German Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, IT

 

2012

Street, New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK

 

2011

Indian Highway, The National Museum of XXI Art, Rome, IT

ILLUMInations, Arsenale, 54th Venice Biennale, IT

Paris – Delhi – Bombay…India through the eyes of Indian and French Artists, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival: Dynamic Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, CDN

Indian Highway, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, FR

 

2010

Where Three Dreams Cross: 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan, PK

and Bangladesh, Whitechapel Gallery, travelling to Fotomuseum Winterthur, CH

 

2009

Au Féminin, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Paris, FR

Vases, Arden and Anstruther, UK

Indian Highway, Astrup Museum, Oslo, NO

 

2008

Indian Highway Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

The Home and the World, Hermes Store, New York, USA/Paris, FR/Berlin, DE

The photograph, painted posed and of the moment, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, IND

Wedded Bliss: The Marriage of Art and Ceremony, Peabody Essex Museum, USA

Manifesta 7: The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, IT

The 7th Gwangju Biennale: A Year in exhibitions, South Korea, KR

 

2007

Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA

Les Rencontres D’Arles Photographie, Arles, FR

Private/Corporate , Sammlung Daimler Chrysler, Berlin, DE

Horn Please, Kunstmuseum Bern, Berne, CH

 

2006

Summer Exhibition, Frith Street Gallery, London

Das Achte Feld – Geschlechter, Leben und Begehren in der bildenden Kunst seit 1960, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

The Indian Subcontinent in Contemporary Art, Fondazione Sandretto Re, Rebaudengo, Turin,

Cities in Transition, NYC, Boston Hartford

 

2005 – 07

Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India, Queens Museum of Art and the Asia Society, New York, USA; Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, MEX; MARCO, Monterrey Mexico, MEX; Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, USA; National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, IND; National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, IND

 

2005

Presence, Sepia International, New York, USA

 

2004

Summer Show, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

Ten Commandments, Stiftung Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, DE

 

2003

Architecture of Homelessness, Pinakotek der Moderne, Munich, DE

The Family, Windsor Gallery, Florida, USA

 

2002

Red Light, Australian Center for Photography, Sydney, AU

Kapital und Karma. Aktuelle Positionen indischer Kunst, Kunsthalle, Wien, AT

Bollywood – Das indische Kino und die Schweiz, Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, CH

Banaras: The Luminous City, Asia Society, New York, USA

Photo Sphere, Nature Morte, New Delhi, IND

 

2000

CenturyCity Tate Modern, London, UK

 

1999

Another Girl, Another Planet, New York, USA

Indian Art, Sydney, AU

Dayanita Singh and Manisha Parekh, Milan, IT

Inferno and Paradiso,Umea Museum, Sweden, SE

Worlds of Work – images of the south, Musée d’ethnographie, Geneva, CH

 

1998

Black and White – 50 Years and the Indian Woman, Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, IND

Canon Top Ten Photographers, Delhi, Bombay, IND

La Filature, Mulhouse France, FR

Another India, Crealdé School of Art, Orlando, Florida, USA

 

1997-1999

India – a Celebration of Independence: Philadelphia Museum of Art; Virginia, USA

Museum of Fine Arts; Indianapolis Museum of Art; Knoxville, Museum of Art; Chicago Cultural Center; Royal Festival Hall London. NGMA; Delhi, IND

NGMA Bombay, Victoria Memorial Calcutta, Lalit Kala, Madras, IND

 

1997

India – A Contemporary View, Asian Arts Museum San Francisco, USA

Out of India. Queens Museum of Art. New York, USA

 

1995

So many worlds – Photographs from DU Magazine, Holderbank, Aargau, CH

 

Selected awards:


2008

Prince Claus Award, Amsterdam Robert Gardner Fellowship, Harvard University, USA

Another India, Crealdé School of Art, Orlando, Florida, USA

 

Selected bibliography:

                 

Dayanita Singh: Adventures of a Photographer, Shiseido Corporate CultureDepartment, 2011

Dayanita Singh: House of Love, Peabody Museum Press, 2011

Dayanita Singh: Dream Villa, Steidl, 2010

Dayanita Singh: Blue Book, Steidl, 2009

Dayanita Singh: Sent a Letter, Steidl, 2008

Dayanita Singh: Go Away Closer, Steidl, 2007

Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India, published in conjunction with the exhibition

Dayanita Singh: Chairs, Steidl, 2005

Dayanita Singh: Privacy, Steidl, 2003

Dayanita Singh: Myself Mona Ahmed, Scalo Verlag, 2001

Dayanita Singh: Zakir Hussain. Himalayan books, 1986