Prajakta Potnis

Prajakta Potnis’s practice sails through painting, site-specific sculptural installations to public art interventions. She has extensively shown her works since 2001 nationally and internationally.

In the beginning of 2019 her capsule series collected by the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg were part of the Museum’s iconic show, Now is the time-25 years collection Kunstmusuem Wolfsburg.
In 2018 she participated in some significant exhibitions, Facing India: India from a female point of view at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg , Wolfsburg. She did an extensive project commissioned at The Sharjah Art Foundation as part of a curated show, A Tripoli Agreement curated by Renan Laru-an in collaboration with Air Arabia and The Sharjah Art foundation, Sharjah.She won the Umrao Singh Shergil Grant for Photography 2016-17. In early 2017 she was part of an exhibition titled Towards Mysterious Realities, curated by Amy Cheng, TKG foundation and Cube space, Taipei. Her work was included in the O.K video - Indonesia media arts festival curated by Julia Sarisetiati and Renan Laruan. She was part of an iconic exhibition India Re- Worlded: Seventy Years of Investigating a Nation, Curated by Arshiya Lokhandwala marking 70 year of independence. In 2016 she was invited to participate at the 11th Gwangju Biennale, curated by Maria Lind. In 2015 at the Queens museum, New York, her work was exhibited among modern and contemporary artists in a show titled After midnight: Indian Modernism to contemporary India, 1947/1997, curated by Arshiya Lokhandwala, earlier that year she showed a site-specific wall installation at the Kunsthaus Langenthal, Langenthal.

In 2014 she was invited to participate in the Kochi -Muziris Biennale curated by Jitish Kalat, Kochi. Earlier that year her work was part of a show curated by Geeta Kapur titled Aesthetic Bind- Cabinet Closet Wunderkammer at the Chemould Art Gallery, Mumbai. She participated in Textile Languages at the Thalie Art Foundation, Brussles. At the Kadist Art Foundation, Paris; Clark House Initiative, Mumbai invited her to create a site-specific immersive installation. Same year Girish Shahane, included her work in Bright Noise for the Chennai Art Festival. In 2013 as an Artist Dispatch Project, at Hanart Tz Gallery, Hong Kong her work was part of the exhibition Shamans And Dissent. In 2011 her works were part of the travelling exhibition titled Indian Highway IV, Mac Lyon Museum of contemporary art Lyon, France, Indian highway III the Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark (2010) and Indian highway II the Astrup Fearnley Museum, Norway(2010)

Her solo projects include - when the wind blows, Project 88, Mumbai(2016),  Kitchen Debate at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2014), Time Lapse at The Guild art gallery Mumbai and Local Time at Experimenter, Kolkata (2012), Porous walls The Guild art gallery, Mumbai (2008), Membranes and Margins, at Em gallery, South Korea (2008), Walls in between (2006) at The Guild art gallery,&

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