Rohini Devasher

 Devasher has trained as a painter and printmaker, and works in a variety of media including, video, prints and large site-specific drawings. Her current body of work is a collection of ‘strange’ terrains, constructed by observing, recording, fictionalizing, reimagining objects and spaces that exist at the interface between science, nature and culture, perception and production.

Devasher’s work has been shown at the 14th Sharjah Biennial Leaving the Echo Chamber (2019), Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) (2018), 7th Moscow Biennial (2017), the Spencer Museum of Art (2018,16), USA, MAAT Museum of Art and Technology, Lisbon,  ZKM, Karsruhe (2016), Singapore Art and Science Museum (2016), Dhaka Art Summit (2016), Whitechapel Gallery, London (2016), and the 5th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial (2014), the 1st Kochi Biennale (2012), among others. She has had solo exhibitions at the Bhau Daji Lad City Museum in Mumbai (2016, 2018), Vis-a-Vis Experience Centre in New Delhi (2016), Project 88, Mumbai (2013, 2009) and Nature Morte,  Delhi (2011) . Recent solo shows include Hopeful Monsters at Project 88, Mumbai (2019).

She has been an artist in residence at the Spencer Museum of Art (2016), Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (2014), Glasgow Print Studio (2014), The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin (2012) and in the Anthropocene Campus II at the Hausder Kulturender Weltin, Berlin (2016).  Most recently she was an artist in residence on an oil tanker as part of the Owners Cabin Residency Program 2018. Upcoming Projects include the 5 Million Incidents Project initiated by the organised by Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi & Kolkata. Conceptualized in collaboration with Raqs Media Collective.

Devasher was the recipient of the Forbes India Young Contemporary Artist of the Year (2014), Skoda Breakthrough Artist Award (2013) and the Sarai Associate Fellowship(2010).

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